Sunday, April 21, 2013
Farm Bill flounders on food stamps; here's why
A new Farm Bill has not passed mainly because House Republicans want cuts in the program that makes up 80 percent of the bill's spending: the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or food stamps. That's the simple description. The politics of it are more complicated, and the programmatic aspects are even more so, but David Rogers of Politico has produced a takeout that explains it all. Read it here.