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Chairman David Scott and Chair Jahana Hayes Issue Statement on USDA ABAWD Ruling

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott and Nutrition Subcommittee Chair Jahana Hayes issued the following statement following USDA’s announcement on a U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia action. The Court approved USDA’s move to withdraw its appeal on the previously vacated final rule, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Requirements for Able-Bodied Adu... Read more »

Chairman David Scott and Subcommittee Chair Jahana Hayes Issue Statement Following Hearing on Food Insecurity

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott and Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Subcommittee Chair Jahana Hayes issued the following statement after today’s hearing entitled: "A Look at Food Insecurity in America": “Today’s hearing was just the start of the work the Agriculture Committee will do to address hunger and food insecurity in this country,” said Chairman... Read more »

Fudge Slams Administration for Appealing ABAWD Ruling

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Subcommittee Chair Marcia L. Fudge of Ohio reacted Wednesday to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) appeal of a federal district court ruling striking down the Trump Administration’s rule to strip Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits away from able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs). ... Read more »

Chair Fudge Statement on Court Ruling Striking Down USDA's Attempt to Strip SNAP Away for ABAWDs

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WASHINGTON (October 19, 2020)- House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition and Oversight Marcia Fudge released the following statement after the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia struck down the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s rule to strip Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, benefits away from able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs). "I am pleased the Distri... Read more »

Fudge, Nutrition Subcommittee Members Demand Information, Documents from USDA on Mismanagement, Political Nature of Food Box Program

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WASHINGTON (October 9, 2020) – House Agriculture Nutrition, Oversight, and Departmental Operations Subcommittee Chair Marcia L. Fudge of Ohio and her fellow members of the panel sent a letter Friday demanding answers from Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on a range of issues and questions to which USDA has yet to respond to the Committee. In particular, Fudge and her fellow members raised concer... Read more »

Fudge Calls Out USDA Following GAO Report on Lopsided MFP Payments

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Chair Marcia L. Fudge of Ohio issued a statement Tuesday following a Government Accountability Office report outlining discrepancies in the levels of payments made to producers from different states and of different commodities as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Market Facilitation Program. ... Read more »

Fudge Condemns Senate, White House for Abandoning Hungry Families

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WASHINGTON (July 29, 2020) – Ohio Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge, Chair of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations slammed the Senate’s proposed coronavirus relief legislation announced on Monday for its lack of funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) as more Americans lose their jobs and fall into food insecurity. Fudge also cr... Read more »

Fudge, Nutrition Subcommittee Members Introduce Legislation to Extend SNAP Waiver Flexibility

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WASHINGTON (July 27, 2020) – New legislation introduced today by House Agriculture Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Subcommittee Chair Marcia L. Fudge of Ohio and her fellow subcommittee members would allow states to extend administrative flexibilities for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program , authorized by Congress in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). F... Read more »

Fudge Critical of Food Box Program Following Hearing

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WASHINGTON (July 21, 2020) – Ohio Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge, Chair of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations, released this statement following today’s hearing to review USDA’s Farmers to Families Food Box program: “The Subcommittee held today’s hearing to determine whether or not USDA is operating the Farmers to Families Food Box program in a way... Read more »

Chair Fudge Opening Statement at Hearing on Overview of Farmers to Families Food Box Program

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WASHINGTON- House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Chair Marcia Fudge of Ohio delivered the following statement at today's subcommittee hearing on the overview of the Farmers to Families Food Box Program. [As Prepared for Delivery] “Good afternoon and thank you for joining us today for the House Agriculture Committee’s first hybrid hearing during this unp... Read more »

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