October 12, 2001

  • CHN: Farm Bill Passes Full House, Includes Food Stamp Reauthorization

    Senate Begins Expedited Work on its Version By a vote of 291-120, the House passed its version of the Farm Bill (HR 2646) on October 5. The Farm Bill includes a reauthorization of the Food Stamp Program, set to expire in October 2002. The House bill will reauthorize the Food Stamp Program for ten years Read More »

    Posted in Food and Nutrition, SNAP | Comments Off on CHN: Farm Bill Passes Full House, Includes Food Stamp Reauthorization
  • CHN: Economic Stimulus Package Negotiations Continue

    Democrats and Republicans Remain Divided on Approach Lawmakers continue to negotiate an economic stimulus package they hope will boost the nation’s sagging economy. However, the bipartisanship dominating congressional action in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks is waning, and passage of a stimulus plan is stalled over divisions on whether the measure should Read More »

    Posted in Tax Policy | Comments Off on CHN: Economic Stimulus Package Negotiations Continue
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