farm bill http://wuky.org en Top Obama Administration Official Visits UK http://wuky.org/post/top-obama-administration-official-visits-uk <p>During a visit to UK, U-S Ag. Secy. Tom Vilsack said he remains hopeful that a long-delayed farm bill will eventually get passed by Congress. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 21:51:09 +0000 Alan Lytle 43304 at http://wuky.org Top Obama Administration Official Visits UK Ky's Senators Blocked In Effort To Legalize Hemp http://wuky.org/post/kys-senators-blocked-effort-legalize-hemp <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kentucky's U.S. senators suffered a setback Thursday in their efforts to re-establish industrial hemp as a legal crop, but they vowed to continue their campaign after getting blocked as they tried to attach hemp language to the Senate farm bill.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Rand Paul said they would oppose the Senate farm legislation.</span></p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 10:46:58 +0000 Associated Press 32689 at http://wuky.org Ky's Senators Blocked In Effort To Legalize Hemp Food Stamps In The Crosshairs http://wuky.org/post/food-stamps-crosshairs <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - The President of Feeding America, a nationwide network of food banks and anti-hunger agencies, is calling on Congress to maintain funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as SNAP or food stamps. Thu, 23 Aug 2012 19:58:40 +0000 Brenna Angel 19577 at http://wuky.org Food Stamps In The Crosshairs