Food Banks Worry About Potential Federal Cuts

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A major overhaul of the country’s nutrition and farm program is stalled in Congress. That legislation is set to expire this month. It accounts for close to $1 trillion worth of government spending over 10 years. And the biggest portion of that is the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps. As KUT’s Nathan Bernier reports, local food banks are worried about proposed cuts to the program.  

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