Only One in Seven Eligible Kids Get Free Lunch in the Summer. What's Going Wrong?
Food insecurity increases in the summer, but providers who want to get free meals to kids say they're restricted by an onerous and outdated program.
Republican Tax Bill Passes First Hurdle, Could See Full Senate Vote by Thursday
The budget committee also included in the tax bill a measure that would allow drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Senate Republicans Court Lisa Murkowski With Budget Plan That Opens Alaska to Oil and Gas Drilling
The appropriations bill asks the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee for an extra billion dollars in new revenue, which could come from oil reserves beneath the refuge.