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Doctors Say House Farm Bill Is Missing Plan for Improving SNAP Nutrition

The Physicians Committee—a nonprofit with 12,000 doctor members—says that the House Agriculture Committee’s draft farm bill released on April 12 lacks a concrete plan for providing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants good nutrition. The group is calling on Chairman Mike Conaway to incorporate the group’s Healthy Staples plan.

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