Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Representatives Al Lawson (D-FL) and Mike Bost (R-IL) introduced bipartisan legislation to make more United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) apprenticeships available to veterans.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Al Lawson, along with five of his colleagues and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (NY), wrote Secretary David Shulkin of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to request that the agency annually share information on the number of veterans who struggle with food insecurity.
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives Al Lawson and Darren Soto, members of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, sent a letter to Gov.
WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-5) introduced the “College Student Hunger Act of 2017” that would provide SNAP benefits to the neediest of college students.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-5) and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) introduced the SNAP Standard Medical Expense Deduction Act of 2017, which will offer seniors a standard deduction for medical expenses when applying for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.
Tallahassee, FL – Rep. Al Lawson (D-FL), today, announced a new $1 million federal grant award from the US Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to the City of Tallahassee/StarMetro to purchase 15 new electric buses to replace aging diesel buses.
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – Reps. Al Lawson (D-FL) and John Rutherford (R-FL) announced a new $1 million grant to the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to purchase new Low or No (Low-No) emission buses.