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  • Washington Journal Alan Bjerga Discusses the House GOP Farm Bill
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    Alan Bjerga on House Republican Farm Bill

    Bloomberg agriculture reporter Alan Bjerga discussed the House-passed farm bill that includes new stricter work requirements for food stamp recipients.

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  • Newsmakers with Representative Jim McGovern
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    Newsmakers with Representative Jim McGovern

    Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA), the Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition ranking member as well as the just-named Rules Committee ranking member, talked about the proposed overhaul of…

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  • Washington Journal Alan Bjerga Discusses the Food Stamp Program
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    Alan Bjerga on the Food Stamp Program

    Alan Bjerga talked about the effectiveness and cost of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps. Some in Congress were looking to the program. This program was part of…

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  • Newsmakers Senator Debbie Stabenow
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    Newsmakers with Senator Debbie Stabenow

    Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), chair of the Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, talked about the five-year farm bill. Other topics included fast-track trade legislation, tax…

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  • Newsmakers with Secretary Tom Vilsack
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    Newsmakers with Secretary Tom Vilsack

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talked about the Farm Bill, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Secretary Vilsack said that he was eager for Congress to pass…

    355 views
  • Child Hunger in the US
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    Child Hunger in the U.S.

    Jeff Bridges talked about a new effort to end childhood hunger in America by 2015. Mr. Bridges is the national spokesperson for Share Our Strength’s “No Kid Hungry Campaign.” Following his…

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  • US Public Health and Safety
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    U.S. Public Health and Safety

    Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg talked about the FDA’s efforts to more efficiently regulate prescription drugs and other medical technologies in the face of…

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  • World Hunger
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    World Hunger

    Anti-hunger and poverty advocate the Reverend David Beckmann talked about eliminating world hunger. An economist and ordained Lutheran minister, he was named a World Food Prize laureate in June 2010. The award,…

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  • Child Nutrition Act
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    Child Nutrition Act

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talked about Obama administration’s priorities for reauthorization of the Child Nutrition Act and called on Congress to swiftly pass a strong…

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