Renewal Of Federal Crop Insurance Program Hinges On Bipartisan Support Of SNAP

Farmers say extending crop insurance is a vital component of the farm bill. But in order for the bill to pass, members of Congress must agree on a SNAP compromise.

By Ryan PoppeSeptember 25, 2018 7:47 am, , , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

Federal funding is set to run out on what industry experts call a “crucial safety net program” for Texas farmers.

But the latest development all hinges on bipartisan agreement over legislation that mandates stricter requirements for certain participants of the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, formerly known as the food stamps program.

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