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Times Editorial Calls Farm Bill Mediocre; NYCCAH Feels It's Too Kind a Description
Yesterday, the New York Times Editorial Board called last week's Senate-approved Farm Bill "mediocre". NYCCAH feels "mediocre" is too kind a description. The Times is correct is its assertion that the legislation "needlessly trims food stamps", and calls attention to Senator Kirstern Gillibrand's efforts to restore the cuts to the program. The $4.5 billion reduction will directly impact hundreds of thousands of families in need, resulting in an average monthly benefit cut of of $90 per household. Read the full editorial HERE.