3.7 Million Texas SNAP Recipients Could Face Tougher Requirements For Food Assistance
Formally titled the Agriculture and Nutrition Act, or H.R. 2, the bill claims to be a fiscally responsible solution to protect the American economy, especially in rural areas that have suffered losses.
Why is federal food assistance tied into a bill related to the agriculture industry? How will proposed changes affect individuals and families enrolled in programs like SNAP?
- Michael Conaway, R-Texas, chairman of the Agriculture Committee in the House of Representatives
- Celia Cole, CEO of Feeding Texas
- Simon Constable, fellow at the Johns Hopkins Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health and the Study of Business Enterprise
- Gina Carter, director of policy strategy, analysis and development in Texas Health & Human Services Department's Access and Eligibility Services division
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