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Articles Tagged with ''Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program''

USDA struggles to sell SNAP food box plan

A top USDA official was met with boos and derisive laughter when he attempted to sell anti-hunger activists and food banks on the Trump administration’s proposal to convert a portion of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits to food boxes. 
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Final budget deal could leave farm bill untouched

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2017 - House conservatives spent weeks this spring demanding cuts in nutrition assistance that threatened to complicate passage of a new farm bill. But House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway, R-Texas, now says that he expects the final fiscal 2018 budget blueprint to leave farm bill spending unscathed.
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