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House Subcommittee Examines Nutrition Distribution Programs

On March 21, the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition held a hearing, “The Next Farm Bill: Nutrition Distribution Programs.” The hearing focused on several food distribution programs, including the Emergency Food Assistance Program and the Commodity Supplemental Food Program, which help provide food to low-income communities.

The following witnesses testified:

  • Diane Kriviski, deputy administrator, Food and Nutrition Service, Department of Agriculture;
  • Carrie Calvert, director of tax and commodity policy, Feeding America;
  • Frank Kubik, commodity supplemental food program director, Focus: HOPE; and
  • Jerry Tenubbee, food distribution director, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.
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