Congress is expected to debate a new farm bill this year, and with it, funding to the food assistance program known as SNAP. One western Massachusetts agency is worried that any cuts in benefits would have a negative impact on the hungry.
Xiomara Vega moved to Connecticut from Puerto Rico with her three-year-old daughter after Hurricane Maria knocked out the electricity in her home. She’s trying to make a new life there, but she doesn’t want to forget her old one. And celebrating Three Kings Day -- the Christian holiday also known as the Epiphany -- is a big part of that.