House approves GOP plan to slash food stamp funding

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Image uploaded from a quicklink House Republicans narrowly approved a sweeping overhaul of the nation's food stamp program Thursday that would slash about $39 billion in funding over the next decade, cut aid to about 4 million Americans in the next few years and shift the burden of providing aid to some of the nation's poor to state governments. The GOP-backed plan differs sharply from a bipartisan Senate proposal passed in June, and its passage will further strain relations between the two chambers as they spend the next several weeks toiling over a short-term budget deal and negotiating over raising the federal debt limit.

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