USDA’s Farm Service Agency Expands Bridges to Opportunity Nationwide

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) today announced the expansion of a unique service for farmers and ranchers. FSA’s Bridges to Opportunity program provides a one-stop-shop that connects producers with resources, programs and educational services offered across the department, as well as from other USDA partner organizations. Bridges to Opportunity, which […]

Grassley Says a Phoenix VA Whistleblower Makes Valuable Disclosures

Sen. Chuck Grassley is a long-time whistleblower advocate.  Grassley made the following comment on the findings of the independent Office of Special Counsel that a Department of Veterans Affairs whistleblower exposed significant and continued patient wait times at the Phoenix VA. “Sometimes whistleblowers expose matters of life and death, other times they expose harm against […]

Ernst, Gardner Introduce Bill to Expand Access to Safe, Effective Contraception

Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) re-introduced the Allowing Greater Access to Safe and Effective Contraception Act, paving the way for contraceptives to be sold over-the-counter without a prescription. Additionally, Congresswomen Mia Love (R-UT) and Barbara Comstock (R-VA) introduced the companion legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Allowing Greater Access to Safe and Effective Contraception Act incentivizes […]