Hearing on the Future of SNAP in the Next Farm Bill

04/11/2017 - The House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Nutrition held a public hearing on March 28 to gather insight on how SNAP can be improved in the next Farm Bill.

Committee members focused on several issues, including:

  • Work requirements for able-bodied adults without dependents
  • The significant economic benefits brought to local communities
  • Reevaluation of the adequacy of current SNAP benefits
  • SNAP access and outreach in rural areas

Visit the Academy's Farm Bill page for more information about the legislation.