Mid-Life and Older Women’s Health

    On Thursday, September 13, 2018, the Women’s Congressional Policy Institute in cooperation with Representatives Susan Brooks and Lois Frankel, Co-Chairs for the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, and Representatives Mimi Walters and Brenda Lawrence, Vice-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, sponsored a lunch briefing, “Mid-Life and Older Women’s Health,” at the […]

September is Suicide Prevention Month

  The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) collaborates with the Department of Defense to empower communities to take action to support our Nation’s Service members and Veterans year-round and especially during Suicide Prevention Month in September.   Each community across the county plays a role in supporting Service members and Veterans.  You don’t need […]

PROTECTING THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) IN THE FARM BILL

  ISSUE #36, SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 Millions of Americans Continue to Struggle Against Poverty; Protecting and Strengthening SNAP is an Essential Response FRAC, September 12, 2018 Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau show a small, not statistically significant decline in the poverty rate, from 12.7 percent in 2016 to 12.3 percent in 2017. The […]

Millions of Americans Continue to Struggle Against Poverty – Protecting and Strengthening SNAP is an Essential Response

  Millions of Americans Continue to Struggle Against Poverty Protecting and Strengthening SNAP is an Essential Response _Statement attributed to Jim Weill, president, Food Research & Action Center._ WASHINGTON, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 ? Nearly 40 million people in the United States live in poverty, according to today?s annual release [1] of income, poverty, and health […]