Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Ag News: Farm Bill Impasse
Impasse over a farm bill draft has deepened, Grocery store sales growth in January were up 4.5%, the biggest monthly year-over-year gain since January 2015.
Ag News: Farm Bill Delay
Farm bill is be delaying, a draft law renewing farm and nutrition programs is being opposed by Democrats over cuts to the food-stamp program.
Western Governors want ESA Changes; Conaway on Farm Bill
**The Western Governors’ Association is calling for changes to the Endangered Species Act, including giving the states a bigger role in deciding when animals should be listed, and when they can be delisted.
The resolution approved at last week’s WGA annual summer meeting was not unanimous, as Democra…