NCOA: Farm Bill: What’s in it for Hungry Seniors?

After more than two years of contentious debate, the Farm Bill renewal is about to pass Congress. The House approved a bipartisan agreement last week, and the Senate is expected to do the same today. The legislation includes both positives and negatives for older Americans who are food insecure. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) A … Continue reading

NCOA: Diverse coalition advocates for seniors’ priorities in Farm Bill NCOA has partnered with Feeding America to spearhead a joint letter to members of Congress who are crafting a compromise Farm Bill reauthorization. Thirty-four national organizations signed the letter to advocate against cuts, as well as positive changes in nutrition programs that affect food insecure … Continue reading

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