UPDATE 1-U.S. Lawmakers to Wrestle with Food Stamp Cuts in Farm Bill


October 23, 2013


U.S. Senate and House negotiators, who will begin working on a compromise farm bill on Oct. 30, face a major fight over proposed deep cuts in food stamps for the poor. The leaders of the House and Senate Agriculture committees jointly announced the first meeting of a conference committee, made up of 41 members of the House and Senate who will hammer out differences in the Senate and House bills. Food stamps are the paramount issue.
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