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Rep. Collin Peterson

Farm bill cuts would hit food stamps

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Complying with GOP mandates to reduce spending, the House Agricultural Committee voted Wednesday to cut $33 billion over 10 years to the nation's cornerstone nutrition program.

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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - formerly known as food stamps - aids 46.5 million low-income Americans each month, including 535,400 in Minnesota and 59,500 in North Dakota.

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