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.

This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series.*Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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May 20, 2013

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  • May 20, 2013 | 9:15am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 20, 2013 | 9:19am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 20, 2013 | 1:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 20, 2013 | 5:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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