Oh, SNAP: Cuts to Food Assistance Benefits



At the end of October, 850,000 Ohio households could find themselves with less to spend on food when SNAP loses some of its funding. In addition, House Republicans have proposed legislation shaving another $40 billion from the program.  This hour we’ll talk about food assistance, get an update on the Farm Bill, and discuss how best to keep all Ohioans fed.


  • Marilyn Tomasi, VP of Communications, Mid Ohio Food Bank
  • Derek Wallbank, reporter for Bloomberg News
  • Kevin Concannon, Undersecretary for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services, USDA

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