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Farm Bill Deadline Approaches—Take Action

From the PC(USA) Washington Office (http://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/washington/): As the year draws to a close, Congress has many must-pass items left on its plate.  Perhaps most pressing are the budget and the Farm Bill.  The House is scheduled to adjourn for the … Continue reading

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Senate Farm Bill Immediate Action Needed This Week: Urge Your Senators to Co-Sponsor Gillibrand Amendment to Restore SNAP Cuts

From the Food Research and Action Center (http://www.frac.org): Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) has announced that she will introduce an amendment (http://frac.org/pdf/anti_hunger_amendment.pdf) to the Farm Bill that restores, over 10 years, the $4.5 billion cut to SNAP and invests $500 million … Continue reading

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Walmart Announces Major Initiative to End Hunger in America

From the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC, http://www.frac.org):   May 12, 2010 – Washington, D.C. – Earlier today, Walmart announced it would dedicate $2 billion in cash and in-kind donations over the next five years in an effort to … Continue reading

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