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Items Tagged with 'Brandon Lipps'


Jim Jordan

SNAP program integrity debated at House hearing

A congressional hearing on SNAP “program integrity” provided a snapshot of the debate over the most controversial aspect of the proposed House farm bill – that in order to receive benefits, all able-bodied adults between 18 and 59 years of age work or be in an approved training program for at least 20 hours per week.
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Brandon Lipps, acting deputy undersecretary for FNCS

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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