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Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations

Chair Fudge: Public Charge Changes “Discrimination in Regulatory Form”

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CLEVELAND (August 12, 2019) – Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, Chair of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations in a statement Monday blasted the Administration’s rewrite of the nation’s “public charge” rule. The announced changes will allow federal officials to deny green cards to legal immigrants who have received—or are deemed by the Administration likely to a... Read more »

Chairs Fudge, Plaskett Joint Statement on OIG Report on ERS/NIFA Relocation

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WASHINGTON (August 6, 2019) – House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Chair Marcia L. Fudge of Ohio, and Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Chair Stacey Plaskett of the U.S. Virgin Islands issued the following joint statement in response to a report from the USDA’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) that the Administration has not followed proper... Read more »

‘Do Right and Feed Everyone?’: Fudge Blasts Proposed SNAP Rule in Letter to USDA

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WASHINGTON (July 26, 2019) – In a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue Friday, Rep. Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), Chair of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations, expressed her strong opposition to a proposed rule that would eliminate states’ use of broad-based categorical eligibility under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance P... Read more »

Subcommittee Chair Marcia L. Fudge Hammers Administration’s Attack on Hungry Americans

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WASHINGTON (July 23, 2019) – Rep. Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), Chair of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations, issued a statement Tuesday following the release of the Administration’s proposed rule to eliminate broad-based categorical eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). “The Administration’s ill-conceived proposal will k... Read more »

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 »

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