Three Ways the House Farm Bill Hurts the Families We Serve

Three Ways the House Farm Bill Hurts the Families We Serve

Recently, the House Agriculture Committee voted to advance the most consequential food policy bill in our country. H.R. 2 – The Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (the Farm Bill) – makes deep cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which provides food assistance to more than 40 million Americans.

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CAFB PACKS A PUNCH IN SACRAMENTO

 CAFB PACKS A PUNCH IN SACRAMENTO

The California Association of Food Banks team arrived early on an unusually cold morning in Sacramento to set up for Capitol Action Day on April 18. They arranged tables, chairs, and breakfast under the tent just in time for the arrival of food bank members, who grabbed cups of hot tea and coffee to battle the chill. CAFB Executive Director Sue Sigler welcomed the attendees and thanked them for their presence, sharing that “our work has never been so important.”

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