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September 17, 2013
This week, the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on the “Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act,” making an unprecedented move to separate the nutrition portion of the Farm Bill reauthorization. As part of this effort, an extreme group of House Republicans has gone all out to gut the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the most significant program that keeps Americans from going hungry. In their latest bill, they slash $40 billion from SNAP over the next ten years, risking the health and nutrition of 14.5% —or 17.6 million—of our nation’s families who already...