Alan Bjerga on the Farm Bill
Alan Bjerga talked about the ten-year farm bill being worked on in Congress, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic… read more
Alan Bjerga talked about the ten-year farm bill being worked on in Congress, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The legislation funding cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as “food stamps.” program. Topics included the differing House and Senate versions of the bill, the number of Americans who could be affected by SNAP cuts, and calls for better management and oversight.
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