SNAP http://wrvo.org en Hunger increasing in central and northern New York http://wrvo.org/post/hunger-increasing-central-and-northern-new-york <p></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:35:21 +0000 Ellen Abbott 52707 at http://wrvo.org 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 Food pantries strained by federal cuts http://wrvo.org/post/food-pantries-strained-federal-cuts <p></p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 11:51:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 48967 at http://wrvo.org Food pantries strained by federal cuts Maffei says partisan politics hurting Farm Bill legislation http://wrvo.org/post/maffei-says-partisan-politics-hurting-farm-bill-legislation <p>Farmers aren't the only ones worrying about Congress' failure to come to an agreement on the Farm Bill. Syracuse-area Rep. Dan Maffei says partisan politics have gotten in the way, and are hurting Congress' ability to move legislation forward.<br /><br />Maffei says the Farm Bill, and the legislation connected to it, which includes the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, should be passed, though both Republicans and Democrats need to compromise on their positions.<br /> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 22:07:21 +0000 Gino Geruntino 48295 at http://wrvo.org Maffei says partisan politics hurting Farm Bill legislation 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