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The House Agriculture Committee celebrates the life of produce trailblazer, pioneer and innovator, Dr. Frieda Rapoport Caplan.
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House Agriculture Committee Jan 19
The Committee sends our deepest condolences and warmest thoughts to the Duvall family on the passing of Bonnie Duvall.
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House Agriculture Committee Jan 15
Today, Chairman Peterson met with members and talked about how being a member of 4H helped him with public speaking and gave him an opportunity to show livestock.
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House Veterans' Affairs Jan 9
"To take food out of the mouths of a veteran is nothing short of un-American and inhumane." on USDA's proposed changes to SNAP benefits that will make it harder for veterans to access nutrition.
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House Agriculture Committee Jan 9
Our colleagues on are hosting a hearing today addressing Veteran Hunger and how access to SNAP is vital to so many veterans across the country. Tune in here --
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House Agriculture Committee Dec 20
2019 was a good year for the Ag Committee. We'll see you all in 2020.
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Rep. Marcia L. Fudge Dec 27
After showering the rich with a nearly $1.5 trillion tax cut, the Administration has moved to strip critical food assistance from 700,000 people come April. Cutting safety net programs to fund a tax cut for the rich is cruel, immoral, and un-American.
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House Agriculture Committee Dec 24
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House Agriculture Committee Dec 20
2019 was a good year for the Ag Committee. We'll see you all in 2020.
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Rep. Jim Costa Dec 19
The has passed in the House! This is good for America, good for working Americans, and good for U.S. agriculture!
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Chellie Pingree Dec 20
Maine is the hungriest state in New England. Restrictions on food assistance will not magically create jobs but they will take away a lifeline for 10,000 Mainers, including our veterans.
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Rep. Marcia L. Fudge Dec 19
By the end of next year, more than 4 million people could lose access to food assistance. This Administration’s repeated efforts to punish hungry people are cruel & immoral. I was proud to join with my colleagues today to tell the Administration to keep its
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House Agriculture Committee Dec 19
Hungry families have told the USDA, through tens of thousands of public comments, this rule would cut life-saving nutrition assistance at a time when they need it most.
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House Agriculture Committee Dec 19
USDA’s latest SNAP cuts are part of 14 separate regulations designed to cut the safety net out from our most vulnerable communities.
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House Agriculture Committee Dec 19
Congress overwhelmingly and historically voted against the Administration’s anti-SNAP policies in the 2018 Farm Bill.
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Rep. Abigail Spanberger Dec 18
I'm proud to amplify the voices of ag producers through my work on . Yesterday, Louisa cattleman Irvin White shared his expert insight on USDA outreach for beginning farmers and ranchers. I thank him for his time!
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House Agriculture Committee Dec 17
“In a nation that takes on trillions in debt so the rich can pay less in taxes, we absolutely have the capacity to invest in making sure both our food producers and our food consumers have access to the basic necessities.” -
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Rep. Cindy Axne Dec 17
Iowa farm debt levels are the highest in the nation, & I have serious concerns over the financially vulnerable position they are in. Last week with , I questioned asked agriculture lenders about the tools they have to help farmers facing mounting debt.
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House Agriculture Committee Dec 17
Today's hearing on Access to Conservation Programs by Historically Underserved Farmers and Ranchers will begin following this morning's series of votes. Follow along here.
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Farmers.gov Dec 13
In this week’s , meet Tom Gerber, a cranberry producer in Medford, New Jersey. Tom’s operation is one of the oldest cranberry farms in the state.
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