On November 30, the Oneida Indian Nation distributed several million dollars in bonuses to eligible employees in its workforce. The Nation has encouraged those employees to reinvest the bonuses in the local community, in the same spirit the Nation has done through its long-standing business relationships with local vendors, contractors, service providers and other local investments.
House GOP moves to slash funds for Obama priorities unless health care law is stripped of money - Congressional Republicans are moving to gut many of President Barack Obama’s top priorities with the sharpest spending cuts in a generation and a new push to hold government financing hostage unless the president’s signature health care law is stripped of money this fall.
'Sedgwick, Maine has done what no other town in the United States has done. The town unanimously passed an ordinance giving its citizens the right “to produce, process, sell, purchase, and consume local foods of their choosing.” This includes raw milk, locally slaughtered meats, and just about anything else you can imagine. It’s also a decided bucking of state and federal laws.' http://www.foodrenegade.com/maine-town-declares-food-sovereignty/