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Amazon Lobbied More Government Entities Than Any Other Public US Company Last Year

Amazon lobbied more government entities last year than any other public U.S. company, covering issues like healthcare, transportation, defense, and labor regulation. "Across 2018, Amazon contacted 40 different federal entities on 21 different general issue areas," reports Fortune, citing a report from Axios. "The only tech giant to lobby on more issues than Amazon was Google's Alphabet." From the report: In terms of money spent, Amazon's $14.4 million is topped only by Alphabet's $21 million, sa...
Tags: Google, Amazon, US, Tech, Bloomberg, Alphabet, Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, Washington Amazon, Axios Amazon


Good News or Bad News? How Is It We Can Not Agree?

Opinion Good News or Bad News? How Is It We Can Not Agree? USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Four recent news stories caused me to think about the current political environment, and how we increasingly reframe news to fit our ideological understanding of the world.It seems that more and more, information means something totally different to people depending on their outlook – to the point that people with differing political positions can appear to be living in alternate realities. Consider how some m...
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Good News or Bad News? How It is We Can Not Agree?

Opinion Good News or Bad News? How It is We Can Not Agree? USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Four recent news stories caused me to think about the current political environment, and how we increasingly reframe news to fit our ideological understanding of the world.It seems that more and more, information means something totally different to people depending on their outlook – to the point that people with differing political positions can appear to be living in alternate realities. Consider how some m...
Tags: Spacex, Guns, Obama, Washington, Alabama, America, Georgia, Nasa, Maine, Kansas, Silicon Valley, Republican Party, Jeff Bezos, Newt Gingrich, Black, Falcon Heavy


Cuomo urges Congress to reject Trump’s food assistance plan

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s governor is blasting a proposal from the White House that he says would devastate funding for food assistance. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that President Donald Trump’s plan would reduce Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program benefits for an estimated 2.3 million New Yorkers. Among other changes, the Republican president […]
Tags: New York, News, Congress, White House, Ap, Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump, Albany, Cuomo, Trump, Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, Nation & World


Connecticut gets $1.6 million bonus for food stamp signups

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is receiving a $1.6 million performance bonus from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says Connecticut is being rewarded for enrolling a large number of eligible households in the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program or SNAP. Under federal rules, the bonus will be reinvested in the SNAP […]
Tags: News, Connecticut, Hartford, Conn AP, Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, Nation & World


Native fishponds threatened by climate change, state budget explained, food stamp decrease on Big Island, police property seizures audit delayed, drones for Maui police, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaiian saltwater fishponds ©2018 All Hawaii News Climate change poses a looming threat to Hawaiian fishponds, which have undergone a renaissance in recent years, University of Hawaii researchers have concluded. Star-Advertiser.Sea Level Rise Report Accepted by New State Climate Commission. Maui Now.Hawaii tourism outlook already looking strong based on airlift numbers. 2018 will come in like a lion for the Hawaii tourism industry, based on how many airline seats will fly here just in Ja...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, City Council, DOE, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Oahu, AT T, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now, University of Hawaii, Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, Kailua, Ige


Big Island sees drop in food stamp participation

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — The number of food stamp recipients on Hawaii Island declined slightly in 2017. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports data from the Hawaii Department of Human Services says while 37,964 people on the Big Island benefited from the federal Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program — commonly referred to as food stamps — by the […]
Tags: News, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, Hilo Hawaii, Hawaii Tribune Herald, Nation & World, Hawaii Department of Human Services


Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program participation may reduce health care costs

A study led by a Massachusetts General Hospital investigator suggests that participation in the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program -- formerly known as the Food Stamp Program -- may reduce health care costs for recipients.
Tags: Science, Massachusetts General Hospital, Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, Food Stamp Program


Media Fall For Paul Ryan's Sham Poverty Forum

Media figures have credited House Speaker Paul Ryan with thrusting the supposedly "forgotten" issue of poverty into the 2016 Republican presidential race following his participation in the January 9 presidential forum on poverty, but failed to mention that despite his new rhetoric, Ryan has a long history of promoting harmful policies that would "exacerbate poverty, inequality, and wage stagnation." Paul Ryan Moderated A GOP Presidential Candidate Forum On Alleviating Poverty Speaker Paul Ryan ...
Tags: Washington Post, Washington, Cbs News, White House, America, Cnn, Atlantic, Gop, House, Mitt Romney, Speaker, Marco Rubio, Paul ryan, Npr, States, Republican


Jeb Bush's Welfare Plan Eliminates Food Stamps, Housing Assistance Programs

MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Friday proposed an overhaul of the U.S. welfare system that would eliminate what he called failing programs for the poor and send the federal dollars from them to the states to develop their own plans. Bush, continuing an effort to position himself as the most serious, substantive candidate in the race for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, laid out his plan ahead of a poverty forum in South Carolina on Satu...
Tags: Florida, Jeb Bush, Huffington Post, South Carolina, Bush, Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, Food Stamps Housing Assistance Programs, MANCHESTER N H Reuters Republican



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