In: Nutrition Programs
Frank Lucas: Opposes Farm Bill Extension, Says “Bigger Ideas” Needed
- September 13, 2013
Posted September 13, 2013 House Agricultural Committee Chairman Frank Lucas (R-OK) voiced his opposition to a two-year extension of the...
Report: USDA Overpaid Farmers by $20.3 Million
- September 5, 2013
Posted September 5, 2013 According to a report released by USDA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG), USDA made 239 “high-dollar”...
FNS Publishes Final Rule Revising the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
- August 30, 2013
Posted August 30, 2013 The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) published a final rule revising the Food Distribution Program on...
Senate Majority Leader Reid: Temporary Extension of Farm Bill Not Going To Happen
- June 24, 2013
Posted: June 24, 2013 In the wake of last week’s stunning rejection of the farm bill in the U.S. House of...
Senate Ag Committee to Mark-Up 2013 Farm Bill on May 14
- May 7, 2013
Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, will convene a meeting of the full...
Farm Bill Passed by House Agriculture Committee
- July 12, 2012
The New York Times reports that the House Agriculture Committee voted to pass its version of a new farm bill that...
House Agriculture Committee Calls for Bigger SNAP Cuts
- July 10, 2012
The Washington Post reports the House Agriculture Committee unveiled its approach for a long-term farm and food bill that would reduce...