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2018 Farm Bill Strengthens SNAP-Education, Lacks Focus on Diet Quality

Health / Press Release December 12, 2018

More needs to be done in the 116th Congress to make diet quality a priority in the program.

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What the Midterms Mean for Infrastructure

Jake Varn / Blog November 13, 2018

The midterm elections have brought a new Congress and an opportunity to move beyond the talking points and start working together on infrastructure legislation.

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New BPC SNAP Task Force to Address Ways to Strengthen Nutrition in SNAP

Health / Press Release September 15, 2017

As negotiations begin on the 2018 Farm Bill, BPC today launched the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Task Force.

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Energy Innovation Investments Proposed in President’s Budget

Jason Burwen / Blog March 7, 2014

President Obama’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 budget requests $9.7 billion for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) investments in energy innovation. This represents a 10 percent increase over the FY2014 enacted budget for DOE’s energy innovation programs. In particular, the president’s plan…

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A Victory for Small-Town America

Christopher S. “Kit” Bond / Blog February 20, 2014

Buried in the nearly 950-page Agriculture Act of 2014 – more commonly known as the farm bill – is a provision that is of great importance to the thousands of families who rely on the rural housing programs of the U.S….

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