Cross posted from PHI
When Congress left DC for their August break, they left with the future of the farm bill and our nutrition programs uncertain. When they return in September, they’ll be trying to find solutions for deeply contentious issues including a standalone nutrition bill in the House of Representatives that could cut more than $40 billion.
The nutrition programs SNAP and SNAP-Ed will be very vulnerable to cuts and harmful changes.
Congress needs to hear loudly and strongly from nutrition advocates that they must protect SNAP and SNAP-Ed. Take action now.
While your members are home for August recess, you have the unique opportunity to connect with them personally and tell them what SNAP-Ed does where you live.
Here are a few things you can do to share the success of SNAP and SNAP-Ed:
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