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Farm Bill Proposal Gets Military Food Stamp Policy Wrong

This bill includes proposals that threaten to pull the rug out from under millions of Americans, among them thousands of currently serving members of our nation's armed forces.

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So I Hear the Farm Bill Is Bad...But How Bad Is It?

MAZON offers a breakdown of how the proposed changes in the draft Farm Bill could have devastating impacts on the lives of millions of Americans.

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Statement: MAZON Responds to USDA Report on Food Security

It is shameful that 15.6 million American households continue to struggle to put enough food on the table each day.

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MAZON Condemns Chairman Mike Conaway's Blocking of Amendment to Help Military Families

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger condemns the recent action by House Committee on Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway to block an amendment that would correct an unintended barrier preventing military families from accessing SNAP benefits.

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National Jewish Organization Letter on Senate Health Care Bill

As a Jewish organization, we could not stand idly by in the health care debate.

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MAZON Responds to the White House’s Budget Proposal

A budget should reflect our values and priorities as a nation. This budget betrays our basic American principle of taking care of those in need.

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From the Food Pantry to The Hill: Observations and Impressions

It’s terrible that our country has come to the point where I see the same faces every week at the food pantry. 

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MAZON's Testimony before Congress on The Next Farm Bill: The Future of SNAP

We are so honored to have been invited again to testify before Congress. Yesterday, Josh Protas, MAZON’s Vice President of Public Policy, provided unique and compelling testimony to the House Agriculture Committee.

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The Real Questions for Sonny Perdue

On Thursday, the U.S. Senate will hold confirmation hearings for Sonny Perdue, former governor of Georgia and President Trump’s nominee for Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

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A Perspective from a USDA Tribal Consultation

Last month I had the privilege of attending the USDA Tribal Consultation Meeting in Washington DC.

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