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Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations

Chair Jahana Hayes Opening Statement at Hearing on Review of USDA Nutrition Distribution Programs

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Chair Jahana Hayes delivered the following statement at today's hearing titled "Review of USDA Nutrition Distribution Programs" [As prepared for delivery] Thank you to each of our witnesses for joining us today. I appreciate you taking time out of your schedules to provide us with your expertise. I look ...

Witness List: Review of USDA Nutrition Distribution Programs

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Hybrid Hearing RE: "Review of USDA Nutrition Distribution Programs" Wednesday, December 8, 2021 10:00 a.m. WITNESS LIST Mr. Carlos Rodriguez, President and CEO of Community FoodBank of New Jersey, Hillside, NJ Ms. Mary Greene Trottier, Director of Food Distribution Programs, Spirit Lake Tribe, and President of the National Association of Food Distribution Programs on Indian Reservations, Fort Tott...

Schedule Advisory: “Review of USDA Nutrition Distribution Programs”

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Wednesday, December 8, 2021 -- 10:00 AM EDT Hybrid Hearing Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations RE: “Review of USDA Nutrition Distribution Programs” A live stream of the hearing will be available on YouTube. All additional information on this event can be found here. **NOTE: **House Office Buildings are closed to the public. The hearing will be broadcast live via YouTube...

Chair Jahana Hayes Opening Statement at Hearing on Hunger Among Veterans and Servicemembers: Understanding the Problem and Evaluating Solutions

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Chair Jahana Hayes delivered the following statement at today's hearing titled “Hunger Among Veterans and Servicemembers: Understanding the Problem and Evaluating Solutions” [As prepared for delivery] Thank you all again for joining me today for this important hearing, which will help our Subcommittee be...

Witness List: Hunger Among Veterans and Servicemembers: Understanding the Problem and Evaluating Solutions

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Virtual Hearing RE: “Hunger Among Veterans and Servicemembers: Understanding the Problem and Evaluating Solutions” Wednesday, November 10, 2021 12:00 p.m. WITNESS LIST Mrs. Mia Hubbard, Vice President of Programs, MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, Los Angeles, CA Ms. Denise Hollywood, Chief Community and Programs Officer, Blue Star Families, Port Jervis, NY Dr. Nipa Kamdar, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, Cypr...

Nutrition Subcommittee Chairwoman Jahana Hayes Leads Nutrition Subcommittee in Letter to Secretary Vilsack Supporting USDA's Thrifty Food Plan Updates

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WASHINGTON (August 11, 2021) – In a letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack Wednesday, House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Chairwoman Jahana Hayes signified support of the USDA's intent to make certain that the Thrifty Food Plan, on which Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits are based, is up-to-date and reflective of the latest science, as...

Chair Jahana Hayes Opening Statement at Hearing on Examining the SNAP Benefit Cliff

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Chair Jahana Hayes delivered the following statement at today's hearing titled “Examining the SNAP Benefit Cliff.” [As prepared for delivery] Good afternoon and welcome to the second hearing of the House Committee on Agriculture’s Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight and Department Operations. Thank you ...

Schedule Advisory: Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations

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Monday, July 12, 2021 – 12:00 PM EDT Virtual Hearing Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations RE: "Examining the SNAP Benefit Cliff" A live stream of the hearing will be available on YouTube. All additional information on this hearing can be found here. *NOTE: **House Office Buildings are closed to the public. The hearing will be broadcast live via YouTube for press and the ...

Chairman David Scott and Chairwoman Jahana Hayes Statement on USDA Funding for Food Insecurity and Food Bank Capacity

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WASHINGTON – (June 4, 2021) House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott and Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Chairwoman Hayes issued the following statement in response to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) investing $1 billion to purchase healthy food for food insecure Americans and build food bank capacity: “This announcement is yet another pos...

Chair Hayes Opening Statement at Hearing on SNAP

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Committee Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Chair Jahana Hayes delivered the following statement at today's hearing titled "The Future of SNAP: Moving Past the Pandemic": [As prepared for delivery] Good afternoon and thank you, everyone, for participating today in the first hearing in the 117th Congress of the Subcommittee on Nutrition, ...

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