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Press Event Today: Condemning Plan to Cut $40B from Nutrition Programs
Chef Tom Colicchio, several members of Congress and other leading anti-hunger advocates will hold a press conference this afternoon blasting House Republicans for backing $40 billion in cuts to vital federal nutrition programs.
Chef Colicchio is a founding board member of Food Policy Action.
Chef Tom Colicchio, owner of Craft restaurants and FPA board member
Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio)
Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.)
Rep. James McGovern (D-Mass.)
Rev. David Beckman, president of Bread for the World and FPA board member
Ken Cook, president of Environmental Working Group and FPA board member
4:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Sept. 17
House Triangle-Located in the grassy triangle on the House side of the Capitol's East Front.
RSVP [email protected] if you plan to attend.
The Hill has more on the expected Hose vote to cut SNAP funding.
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