The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released estimates of the share of households that faced food insecurity in 2016. This comes against a backdrop of efforts to scale back the largest federal food assistance program.
February 2018, Volume 36, Issue 4
Throwing Locals a Line
It can be a challenge to track the flow of federal funds to states, but that challenge pales in comparison to the one faced by those wanting to track federal fiscal flows to units of local government.