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Farm Bill

Help End Food Stamp Cuts Proposed in Congress

House Republicans passed a bill that would reduce funding for the $80 billion per year food stamps program to over $700 billion over 10 years, an overall $40 billon cut, according to the New York Times

Battle in House Over Cuts to Food Assistance in Farm Bill

This week the House of Representatives is set to vote on the Farm Bill, which would cut SNAP by $20.5 billion over 10 years. According to Feeding America, that is the equivalent of 8 billion meals or the hunger relief organization's entire operations for two and a half years.

SNAP Food Assistance Program Faces Dramatic Cuts in Farm Bill

On Monday, June 10th, the Senate will vote on the Farm Bill.   The 2008 Farm Bill effectively expired in 2012 but was granted an extension until September 2013 to the tune of $650billion.