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Lawmakers Add $10 Billion to Federal Farm Bill for Nutrition Programs

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
April 30, 2008

Last Friday federal lawmakers reached a tentative agreement on the latest draft of the farm bill that would add $10.4 billion for nutrition programs, the Washington Post reports. The proposed $280 billion, five-year federal farm bill would support a significant increase in nutrition programming, with a particular focus on programs that help low-income families.



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