food stamps http://wrvo.org en Religious leaders spend week eating on $4 a day http://wrvo.org/post/religious-leaders-spend-week-eating-4-day <p></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 19:40:08 +0000 Ellen Abbott 51283 at http://wrvo.org Religious leaders spend week eating on $4 a day Hanna touts benefits of Farm Bill for upstate NY farmers http://wrvo.org/post/hanna-touts-benefits-farm-bill-upstate-ny-farmers <p></p><p>President Barack Obama signed the Farm Bill into law Friday, after four years of failed attempts to pass one. Rep. Richard Hanna says the bill will give economic stability to farmers in the upstate New York.</p><p>Hanna toured the Dutch Hill Creamery in Chenango Forks Friday morning and said the new Farm Bill will have a great impact on farmers in the state. And that New York state should focus more on the potential benefits of expanded farming.</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 20:09:06 +0000 Matt Martin 51063 at http://wrvo.org Hanna touts benefits of Farm Bill for upstate NY farmers Farm Bill expiration worries New York's farmers http://wrvo.org/post/farm-bill-expiration-worries-new-yorks-farmers <p></p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 11:29:01 +0000 Karen DeWitt 45040 at http://wrvo.org Farm Bill expiration worries New York's farmers Deal reached to stop the $6 gallon of milk http://wrvo.org/post/deal-reached-stop-6-gallon-milk <p>Congress seems to have reached a deal to stop milk prices from rising to a warned about $6 a gallon in the New Year, but it's unclear if it will be voted on before the end of 2012. Mon, 31 Dec 2012 19:35:20 +0000 Ryan Delaney 31249 at http://wrvo.org Deal reached to stop the $6 gallon of milk Cuomo rescinds food stamp fingerprint requirement http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-rescinds-food-stamp-fingerprint-requirement <p>Governor Andrew Cuomo, speaking by phone to a gathering of advocates for the poor, says he&rsquo;s rescinded a 14-year-old state regulation that required food stamp recipients be subject to fingerprinting before receiving benefits. &nbsp;</p><p>&ldquo;Poverty and hunger are not crimes,&rdquo; said Cuomo. &ldquo;So we shouldn&rsquo;t treat the poor or the hungry as criminals.&rdquo;</p><p> Fri, 18 May 2012 12:14:38 +0000 Karen DeWitt 19490 at http://wrvo.org