House Farm Bill Denies Food Assistance to Families


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In a CLASP study, House and Senate conferees are now meeting to try to reconcile the differences between the Farm bills passed by the two chambers.

The Farm bill does not offer any new funding for job training or child care, but would put additional strain on already overburdened systems. With limited funding, well-intentioned states would be faced with equally unacceptable options – deny food assistance to needy individuals who are unable to find jobs.

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