In: Nutrition Programs
Report Finds Potential Savings of $130 Billion from Agricultural Programs
- November 18, 2013
Posted November 18, 2013 A report released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) shows that Congress could save around $130...
Peterson Optimistic on Farm Bill Vote
- November 4, 2013
Posted November 4, 2013 Representative Collin Peterson (D-MN) is optimistic that the House and Senate conference committee will find a...
Lawmakers Expect Farm Bill by End of October
- October 22, 2013
Posted October 22, 2013 U.S. Rep. Tim Walz (D-MN) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) are optimistic that Congress will pass...
WIC Funding Cut Off by Government Shutdown
- October 4, 2013
Posted October 4, 2013 Almost 9 million low-income mothers and children receiving benefits under the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for...
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...
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...
House Will Likely Vote on SNAP Cuts Next Week
- September 12, 2013
Posted September 12, 2013 The House of Representatives will likely vote next week on a bill to cut $40 billion...
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...
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...