Elected Democrats and movement progressives are up in arms over the meager cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP - commonly known as food stamps).
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Congressional leaders announced a conference farm bill totaling nearly 1000 pages that will authorize most of our nation's agricultural programs - and food stamps (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, SNAP) - for the next five years.
Perhaps it was naïve, but after the defeat of the Farm Bill, I thought hope was in the air for agriculture policy reform. Numerous Republicans had offered strong amendments, many of which were rejected at the onset by the Rules Committee.
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