women http://kbia.org en Women, Hispanics can file claims for USDA discrimination http://kbia.org/post/women-hispanics-can-file-claims-usda-discrimination <p></p><p>The U.S. Department of Agriculture is currently accepting claims from female and Hispanic farmers who believe the agency discriminated against them in farm loan or loan servicing programs. The claims process is complex—but the payouts could be large.</p><p>After the courts rejected a class action lawsuit from the farmers, USDA agreed to a voluntary settlement process with women and Latinos.</p><p>Claimants must submit a 16-page claims package plus additional evidence, and then a third-party will review and determine eligibility.</p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 23:14:53 +0000 Amy Mayer 27058 at http://kbia.org Women, Hispanics can file claims for USDA discrimination What we learned about Mo. voters from the Akin/McCaskill race http://kbia.org/post/what-we-learned-about-mo-voters-akinmccaskill-race <p></p><p>With the election in the rearview mirror, the national parties have spent the last week poring through the results and voter demographic data. Turns out women, young people and Latino voters matter a lot in a presidential race.</p><p>Here in Missouri, the results for the U.S. Senate race displayed some similarities.</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 16:28:09 +0000 Kristofor Husted 24554 at http://kbia.org What we learned about Mo. voters from the Akin/McCaskill race Republican women in Columbia prepare for November 6 http://kbia.org/post/republican-women-columbia-prepare-november-6 <p>According to a Rutgers University study, during every Presidential election since 1964, more women have turned out to vote than men. That proportion has been increasing significantly in the last few elections, in 2008, almost 10 million more women voted than men, out of about 130 million votes cast. Wed, 03 Oct 2012 17:14:27 +0000 Jessica Reese 22205 at http://kbia.org Republican women in Columbia prepare for November 6