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House Republican Farm Bill Proposal Launches a Dangerous Attack on Nutrition Assistance -

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"Congressional majority wants to cut food assistance for those who need it most by reauthorizing the Farm Bill, a key piece of legislation that governs agriculture and food assistance in the United States.The largest and most problematic change involves SNAP, (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) which helps more than 40 million Americans put food on the table.  and would dramatically cut SNAP eligibility, making SNAP’s work requirements even harsher, causing more than 2 million people—particularly in low-income working families with children—to lose SNAP or face lower benefits. The bill’s changes  In an effort to pay for their $1.9 trillion tax law, the congressional majority wants to cut food assistance for those who need it most."

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