On Tuesday, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D., N.Y.), a member of the Ag. Committee, discussed the importance of the SNAP program (food stamps).
The Farm Bill passed out of the Ag. Comm. included approximately $4 billion in cuts to the program. Sen. Gillibrand maintained that the program should not be subject to any cuts in the farm legislation.
A portion of her remarks are included below.
After the vote on her amendment, Sen. Gillibrand tweeted:
— Kirsten Gillibrand (@SenGillibrand) May 21, 2013