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House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member David Scott: There Will Be No Turning Back on SNAP

Congressman David Scott (GA-13)
, Ranking Member of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, soundly rejected proposals to reduce access to SNAP benefits during his appearance at the at the 2023 Agri-Pulse Ag & Food Policy Summit.  In Q&A with Agri-Pulse Contributing Editor Jeff Nalley, Congressman Scott warned against efforts to make harmful cuts to SNAP in the upcoming Farm Bill, noting that Democrats will stand united in their support for this essential program.

“We’re going to strengthen agriculture, not weaken it,” underscored Congressman David Scott, as he urged support for small producers and emphasized the need for policies that help our small farmers access funding and direct marketing opportunities.

Click here to watch Congressman Scott’s full remarks on YouTube.