30th Anniversary of the Food Stamp Act of 1977
Department of Agriculture officials, food stamp recipients, and Former Senator McGovern spoke about the food stamp program and federal poverty relief efforts at an event commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Food Stamp Act of 1977
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Charles "Chuck" F. Conner Acting Secretary Department of Agriculture
- Nancy Johner Undersecretary Department of Agriculture->Food and Consumer Services
- George S. McGovern U.S. Senator (Former) [D] South Dakota
- Roberto Salazar Administrator Department of Agriculture->Food and Nutrition Service
Farm Bill Proposals
Secretary Johanns spoke to reporters about the administration’s farm bill proposals to end farm subsidies for an…
National Nutrition Summit
Officials opened a national conference on nutrition and said that they hoped to develop a national action plan to…
Poverty in the U.S.
The guests debated U.S. poverty issues, included recently issued Census Bureau poverty figures. They noted that…
2006 Report on Money Income, Poverty and Health
David Johnson spoke about the U.S. Census Bureau’s consolidated 2006 report on money income, poverty and health…