Tag: politics

Food Policy Action Report Card Shows Lack of Progress

Food Policy Action 2017 Scorecard Food Policy Action recently released their 2017 scorecard, revealing where members of Congress stand on important food policy issues in this country during a turbulent political climate. The 6th annual progress report shares objective information about votes taken and bills introduced by Congress on policies that affect everyone who eats,…  Read More

White House Proposes Cuts Impacting Children in Need

Feeding hungry children is not a political issue, it’s a moral one. On Tuesday morning, the White House sent its annual “budget blueprint” to Congress. This budget recommends deep cuts to programs that would be devastating to the children that many organizations work to help each day, like Share Our Strength. I wanted to make…  Read More

Google Talk: The Broken Food System

Fixing Our Broken Food System In April, I had the opportunity to speak at Google headquarters in New York City about an issue I’m very passionate about, the country’s broken food system. Eating well is a class issue in America, and we need to do something to change it. We need a real food system in this…  Read More

Snowbate Funding in Jeopardy

Help Support Snowbate Snowbate is a vital incentive program for the production industry in Minnesota. These rebates keep film and commercial production in the state, creating jobs and exposure for tourism. We are in the final weeks of this year’s legislative session. Right now, there’s a bill in the Senate that includes additional funds for Snowbate. Meanwhile,…  Read More