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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Sep 19, 2013 09:31 PM CDT

Some statements following the House vote to cut $39 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program over 10 years.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack: “Today's vote was a highly partisan step that does nothing to promote a bipartisan, comprehensive Farm Bill and stands no chance of becoming law. The harmful plan championed today by House leadership would deny critical nutrition assistance for millions of Americans, including working families with children, senior citizens, veterans, and adults who are still looking for work. The Senate has passed a bipartisan Farm Bill two years running. Now it's time for House leadership to do their ...

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