In: Nutrition Programs
House Names Farm Bill Conferees
- October 14, 2013
Posted October 14, 2013 On Saturday, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) named farm...
Farm Bill Expires, Sen. Heitkamp to Hold Hearing
- October 1, 2013
Posted October 1, 2013 The farm bill extension, which was passed last year after Congress was unable to pass a...
House Approves Nutrition Bill to Cut $40 Billion from SNAP
- September 20, 2013
Posted September 20, 2013 The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly approved the nutrition bill that would cut about $40 billion...
Sen. Stabenow to Address House Nutrition Bill
- September 18, 2013
Posted September 18, 2013 Senator and Chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) will deliver remarks today on the...
House Nutrition Bill Introduced, CBO Releases Cost Estimate
- September 17, 2013
Posted September 17, 2013 H.R. 3102, the Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act of 2013, was introduced in the U.S....
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...