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Saturday, July 11, 2015

HOUSE ADDS & CUTS NUTRITION FUNDS


The House Appropriations Committee has voted out a bill that increases child nutrition funds while cutting SNAP funds.  The bill, which funds the FDA and the Department of Agriculture, contains mandatory funding for nutrition and food programs. Child nutrition programs would get $207 million above the 2015 level while SNAP would receive $184 million less than 2015 and $2 billion less than Obama’s request.

Source: The Hill, 7/8/15, Food Aid Funding