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By Geoff Bennett, Kyle Midura
President Joe Biden is hosting a conference on hunger, nutrition and health, the first by the White House since 1969 during the Nixon administration.
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released details of an analysis that found that as many as 982,000 children could be affected by the change. About half would have to pay a reduced price of 40 cents for school lunch…
By Candice Choi, Associated Press
Under the proposed rule, 9 percent of households nationwide that currently receive food stamps would no longer qualify for those benefits, but that percentage could be much higher in certain states.
By Laura Santhanam
The Trump administration has proposed a new rule that could eliminate food stamp benefits for 3.1 million Americans if the change goes into effect.
By Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
In the summer of 2010, reporters at South Dakota’s Argus Leader newspaper decided to request data about the government’s food assistance program, previously known as food stamps. Trying to get that data has taken the paper more than eight years…
By Juliet Linderman, Associated Press
The move comes just weeks after lawmakers passed a $400 billion farm bill that reauthorized agriculture and conservation programs while leaving the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which serves roughly 40 million Americans, virtually untouched.
By Maea Lenei Buhre, Patty Gorena Morales
Congress passed a 10-year, $867 billion farm bill Wednesday that would reauthorize a variety of agricultural programs and food aid for low-income Americans. Here's a look at the other, lesser-known provisions that also made it into the bill.
The House has easily passed the farm bill, a massive legislative package that reauthorizes agriculture programs and food aid.
The legislation sets federal agricultural and food policy for five years and provides more than $400 billion in farm subsidies, conservation programs and food aid for the poor.
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