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Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations

Subcommittee Chair Marcia L. Fudge Pushes Naomi Earp to Address Discrimination Issues at USDA

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WASHINGTON (July 11, 2019) – House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Chair Marcia L. Fudge of Ohio sent a letter Thursday to Naomi Earp, current Deputy Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, on issues related to socially disadvantaged farmers. The letter urges Earp, who awaits Senate confirmation as Assistant Secretary ... Read more »

Chairwomen Fudge and Plaskett send letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on ERS/ NIFA relocation

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Chairwomen Fudge and Plaskett send letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on ERS/ NIFA relocation WASHINGTON (June 27, 2019) – Today, House Agriculture Committee Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight and, Department Operations Chair Marcia L. Fudge, and Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Chair Stacey E. Plaskett sent a letter to the Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue outlining addi... Read more »

Chairwoman Fudge Opening Remarks at Subcommittee Hearing on The Potential Implications of Eliminating Broad-Based Categorical Eligibility for SNAP Households

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WASHINGTON (June 20, 2019) – House Agriculture Committee Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Chairwoman Marcia Fudge of Ohio delivered the following remarks at the subcommittee hearing on the potential implications of eliminating broad-based categorical eligibility for SNAP households. [As prepared for delivery] “The purpose of today’s hearing is to examine the impact o... Read more »

Witness List: Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations

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Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Public Hearing RE: “The Potential Implications of Eliminating Broad-Based Categorical Eligibility for SNAP Households” Thursday, June 20, 2019 2:00 p.m. 1300 Longworth House Office Building WITNESS LIST The Honorable Mandela Barnes, Lieutenant Governor, State of Wisconsin Mr. John Davis, Executive Director, Mississippi Department of H... Read more »

Hearing Advisory

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Previously Announced Week of June 17, 2019 Thursday, June 20, 2019 – 10:00AM 1300 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee Hearing RE: “How Farm Policy Helps Farmers in Adverse Conditions” Thursday, June 20, 2019 – 2:00PM 1300 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Subcommitt... Read more »

Chairs Fudge, Plaskett Voice Opposition to Announced ERS, NIFA Moves

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WASHINGTON (June 13, 2019) – House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Chair Marcia L. Fudge, and Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Chair Stacey Plaskett issued the following statements in response to today’s announced relocation of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture from Wash... Read more »

Hearing Advisory: AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE SCHEDULE

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Week of June 17, 2019 [NEW] Thursday, June 20, 2019 – 10:00AM 1300 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee Hearing RE: “How Farm Policy Helps Farmers in Adverse Conditions” Thursday, June 20, 2019 – 2:00PM 1300 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Subcommittee Hearing RE: ... Read more »

Chair Fudge Opening Remarks at Subcommittee Hearing on Proposed ABAWD Rule and its Impact on Hunger and Hardship

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(April 3, 2019) – House Agriculture Committee Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Chair Marcia Fudge of Ohio delivered the following remarks at the subcommittee hearing on the proposed AWBAD Rule and its impact on Hunger and Hardship. [As prepared for delivery] “The purpose of today’s hearing is to examine proposed changes to a long-standing USDA Able Bodied Adults Wit... Read more »

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