Trump administration asks for input on reviving food stamp work requirements

The Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Friday began soliciting public input on restoring work requirements for food stamp recipients in high-unemployment areas where rules were waived in recent years. “Long-term dependency has never been part of the American dream,” said Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. “USDA’s goal is to move individuals and families [using food stamps] […]

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Idaho girl who went viral after Utah Jazz national anthem just tried out for ‘America’s Got Talent’

SALT LAKE CITY — An 11-year-old girl who wowed Utah Jazz fans last October is taking her talents to “America’s Got Talent.” According to the East Idaho News, Paige Anne and her mother, Launie Anne, will drive to Arizona this week to audition for the reality show. “We submitted an online audition and then they […]

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Trump extends disaster funding for Puerto Rico for Hurricane Maria recovery efforts

The White House announced Friday that President Trump has authorized an extension of the disaster declaration in Puerto Rico. Under the extension, the island will receive 90 more days of federal funding for “debris removal” and 60 more days of funding for “emergency protective measures,” to help continue recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria last September. […]

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