NEW YORK – New York’s junior U.S. Senator is calling for an increase in federal funding for food stamp – or “SNAP” – programs across the country.
With the U.S. Senate set to debate the 2013 Farm Bill this week, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D – New York) – a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee – is leading a coalition of one-third of her Senate colleagues pushing the Committee to fully fund the nation’s food stamp program and restore cuts that have already been proposed by other lawmakers.
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