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Friday, April 13, 2018

House Agriculture Committee Announces the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 | Congressman Glenn Thompson

House Agriculture Committee Announces the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 | Congressman Glenn Thompson: U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today joined with Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) and members of the House Agriculture Committee to introduce a new Farm Bill, H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018.

Rep. Thompson is Vice Chair of the committee and Chairman of the Nutrition Subcommittee, which oversees federal nutrition programs including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which was formerly called food stamps. Today’s legislation works to address the economic challenges facing the nation’s farmers and ranchers, while making historic investments toward opportunities for SNAP recipients.