“SNAP is essential in protecting the most vulnerable citizens during tough times, but we need to have a complete understanding of its mission and purpose.” That was the message from House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway this week as the committee began its top-to-bottom review of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), previously known as food stamps.
A resolution to recognize the establishment of Hunters for the Hungry programs across the United States and the contributions of those programs efforts to decrease hunger and help feed those in need. (Passed Committee by voice vote and ordered to be reported favorably to the House with the recommendation that it pass, May 17, 2007)
- H.Res.79 - Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Ga. (introduced 01/19/2007)
- Press Release: Committee Approves Three Bills for Floor Consideration
- Publication: Section by Section Analysis of H.Res. 79
- Publication: Statement of Chairman Peterson during consideration of H.Res. 79