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Senate clears debt ceiling bill

A bill that will suspend the debt ceiling, impose caps on federal spending and make major changes to work requirements under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program got final approval from the Senate late Thursday, clearing the measure for President Joe Biden's signature in time to avert a government default.




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Collin Peterson

Farm bill’s SNAP reforms tee up partisan fight

The House Agriculture Committee’s proposed farm bill provides a mix of new restrictions and incentives in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program that Republicans say would give beneficiaries’ new dignity by helping them find work or better-paying employment.
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