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Bill would create allowance for military families with food insecurity


Thousands of military families face food insecurity, but the way the Department of Agriculture calculates eligibility for federal benefits is locking many of them out of assistance. A group of lawmakers are hoping to change that with the Military Hunger Prevention Act, reintroduced Thursday by Sens. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., and Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn. The law […]

Bill would create commemorative coin in support of National WWII Memorial


Two representatives jointly introduced a bill to authorize the U.S. Treasury to mint coins to contribute to maintenance and programming at the National WWII Memorial. The National World War II Commemorative Coin Act, proposed by Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) and Congressman Peter King (R-NY), would establish commemorative coins representing the sacrifice and commitment of WWII […]