Posts Tagged Jeff Sessions

Infographic: Congress may make more kids go hungry

Republicans want to cut spending for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly known as SNAP, as part of the Farm Bill.  Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala insists “this is more than just a financial issue.” Government bills can be confusing but this infographic posted today by No Kid Hungry explains what the real moral issues behind these cuts are and the impact they would have on children. Members of Congress are working to reauthorize the Farm Bill, legislation that provides funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program, formerly known as food stamps, and for the SNAP education program.

Drastic cuts to SNAP are on the table in the Farm Bill and nearly half of all SNAP participants are children. If Congress cuts funding ...

Republicans want to cut spending for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly known as SNAP, as part of the Farm Bill.  Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala insists “this is more than just a financial issue.” Government bills can be confusing ...