The House Appropriations Committee late Wednesday approved its 2019 spending bill for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, after a marathon markup session dominated in part by discussion of the child separation crisis at the border. The full committee markup of the Labor-H spending bill, typically ...
House narrowly passes farm bill that includes stricter work requirements for food stamps, a month after failing on first try
Legislation would impose controversial new work requirements on food stamp program
The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a sweeping farm bill without the food stamps changes approved by the House of Representatives earlier this month. The Senate approved the bipartisan measure by a 86-11 vote. The House bill passed with only Republican votes. The two chambers will need to negotiate to reconcile the differences between the two measures before a bill can be sent to President Donald Trump to be signed into law. Reporting by Amanda …