Fin de beneficios extra de SNAP por la pandemia amenazan la seguridad alimentaria en zonas rurales

Elko, Nevada. – En una mañana fría a principios de febrero, Tammy King llenó y cargó cajas y bolsas de vegetales, frutas, leche, carne congelada y refrigerios en autos alineados frente al banco de alimentos Friends in Service Helping, conocido en el área rural del noreste de Nevada como FISH. King contó que el banco … Read more

It Takes a Village: Foster Program Is a New Model of Care for Indigenous Children

LA PLANT, S.D. — Past a gravel road lined with old white wooden buildings is a new, 8-acre village dotted with colorful houses, tepees, and a sweat lodge. The Simply Smiles Children’s Village, in this small town on the Cheyenne River Reservation, is home to a program aimed at improving outcomes and reducing trauma for … Read more

Abortion Debate Ramps Up in States as Congress Deadlocks

Anti-abortion advocates are pressing for expanded abortion bans and tighter restrictions since the Supreme Court overturned the national right to abortion. But with the debate mostly deadlocked in Washington, the focus is shifting to states convening their first full legislative sessions since Roe v. Wade was overturned. Although some state GOP lawmakers have filed bills … Read more

Why Medicaid Expansion Ballots May Hit a Dead End After a Fleeting Victory in South Dakota

Republican-led legislatures have repeatedly thwarted Medicaid expansion in a dozen conservative states, despite high numbers of uninsured residents. In recent years, supporters of expansion have found success with another strategy: letting voters decide. Since 2017, Medicaid expansion has passed in seven states where the issue was put on the ballot, adopting the Affordable Care Act … Read more