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As House cuts food stamps, path to farm bill meeting unclear

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By Jerry Hagstrom

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WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives on Sept. 19 passed a nutrition bill that satisfies conservative demands to cut $39 billion from the food stamp program over 10 years, but it still does not create a clear path toward a conference with the Senate on the farm bill.


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