MAZON: USDA Waiver Rule Change Proposal Ignores the Realities of Millions of Americans
This attack against SNAP comes on the heels of the shutdown, which exposed the economic vulnerability of workers and the need for nutrition support.
MAZON Condemns USDA Waiver Rule Change Proposal
This attempt by the administration undermines our legislative process and will hurt millions of struggling American families.
So, What Happened with the Farm Bill?
MAZON unpacks all the twists and turns in the 2018 Farm Bill reauthorization process.
MAZON Supports Bipartisan Farm Bill Package; Urges Passage
The legislation includes a number of compromises necessary to pass the bill, but importantly resulted in a sound nutrition title that protects SNAP.
MAZON Disappointed with Failure of Leadership on Farm Bill Reauthorization
The failure to meet the deadline will impact both producers and consumers of America's complex food system.
MAZON Celebrates Senate Farm Bill Passage
The bipartisan effort reflects the Farm Bill's intention—to balance the needs of farmers with rural and urban consumers.
MAZON Labels Passage of H.R. 2 a ‘Failure of Leadership’
The narrow vote by House Republicans represents poor leadership and a lack of concern for the American people.
MAZON Calls Proposal for ‘Department of Health and Public Welfare’ a First Strike
The White House’s plan for restructuring is a clear move towards their goal of doing away with social safety net programs.
Republican SNAP Proposals Will Disproportionately Impact Indian Country
The draft Farm Bill's proposals for cuts to SNAP disregard the needs of Native American communities.
Why Does the Farm Bill Hurt the People it is Meant to Help?
By eliminating broad-based categorical eligibility, the House Farm Bill draft punishes families who are already working to lift themselves out of poverty.