“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.
Most hearings/meetings occur in the main Committee hearing room: 1300 Longworth House Office Building. On occasions where two hearings/meetings are taking place at the same time, the audio connection to the auxiliary hearing room, 1302 Longworth House Office Building, will also be used.
- Audio Connection to Hearing Room (1300 Longworth HOB)
- Video Connection to Hearing Room (1300 Longworth HOB)
- Audio Connection to Auxiliary Hearing Room (1302 Longworth HOB)
Please check the Committee Schedule to verify time and locations of event. For audio links, you will hear music beginning approximately half an hour before the scheduled start of the hearing. Votes of the Congress requiring Members’ presence in the main Chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives may delay the start of a hearing. Floor votes may also require a 20 to 30 minute recess during a hearing, subject to the call of the Committee Chair.
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