Congress requires NASA to build outer space living module by 2018

January 4, 2016 by  
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In an uncharacteristic burst of productivity, the United States Congress has passed a law that provides a boost to NASA scientists working hard to make space a more habitable place for humans. Along with a desperately needed transportation funding bill , the United States Congress wrapped up its legislative year by passing an omnibus budget bill signed into law by President Obama that requires NASA to devote at least $55 million out of its $350 million Exploration Research and Development funds to produce “a prototype deep space habitation module” by 2018. Read the rest of Congress requires NASA to build outer space living module by 2018

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Why the Farm Bill Fails: Congress Ignores Hungry Americans in Favor of Big-Agriculture

July 16, 2013 by  
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How is it that in a country with a government elected to represent all of the people, we end up with legislation that favors the very tiny minority? The Farm Bill , which passed through the House last Thursday, is one such example of woefully unbalanced legislative chicanery. Under the guise of fiscal responsibility , House Republicans passed a bill that strips funding for the US food stamp program while adding piles of money to the antiquated, unbalanced farm subsidy program. Read the rest of Why the Farm Bill Fails: Congress Ignores Hungry Americans in Favor of Big-Agriculture Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2013 Farm Bill , big agriculture , big agriculture subsidies , big-ag , Farm Bill food stamps , Farm Bill SNAP , Farm Bill subsidies , Farm Subsidies , Food stamp bill , food stamps , House Eliminates SNAP from Farm Bill , House Farm Bill , House of Representatives , House Passes Farm Bill , SNAP , Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program , United States Congress        

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Why the Farm Bill Fails: Congress Ignores Hungry Americans in Favor of Big-Agriculture

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How is it that in a country with a government elected to represent all of the people, we end up with legislation that favors the very tiny minority? The Farm Bill , which passed through the House last Thursday, is one such example of woefully unbalanced legislative chicanery. Under the guise of fiscal responsibility , House Republicans passed a bill that strips funding for the US food stamp program while adding piles of money to the antiquated, unbalanced farm subsidy program. Read the rest of Why the Farm Bill Fails: Congress Ignores Hungry Americans in Favor of Big-Agriculture Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2013 Farm Bill , big agriculture , big agriculture subsidies , big-ag , Farm Bill food stamps , Farm Bill SNAP , Farm Bill subsidies , Farm Subsidies , Food stamp bill , food stamps , House Eliminates SNAP from Farm Bill , House Farm Bill , House of Representatives , House Passes Farm Bill , SNAP , Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program , United States Congress        

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Solar Prefab Phoenix House Rises From the Rubble After Natural Disasters

July 16, 2013 by  
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