Princeton in Mercer County Missouri

Princeton City Council chooses legal representation

The Princeton City Council decided Tuesday evening to carry out a contract with Anderick, Evans, Lewis, Figg, and Battagler Law Firm of Trenton for attorney services. City Clerk Danette Snapp says Tara Walker was serving as Princeton’s City Attorney as part of the law firm, but she recently started her own law office. The council […]

Audio: Hartzler on committee negotiating Farm Bill differences, says SNAP worker requirements main roadblock

West-central Missouri Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler says there are still issues standing in the way of the farm bill reaching committee agreement. Hartzler, a Republican serving as a farm bill conference committee member, says the primary disagreement is the food stamp benefit work requirements favored by House Republicans.     The Farm Bill has expired, however, […]

Food Stamps or SNAP

USDA provides additional food options to SNAP participants impacted by Hurricane Florence

The U.S. Department of Agriculture yesterday approved a waiver that will allow participants in the USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in North Carolina to buy hot foods with their benefits through October 31, 2018. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue emphasized the importance of the waiver, noting that many North Carolina residents evacuated to shelters cannot […]