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Children's Health Fund Encouraged by State of the Union, but Sees Need for More Action to Help Poor Children Thrive

Pres. Obama shakes hands ahead of the 2013 State of the Union. (Photo: White House)
Pres. Obama shakes hands ahead of the 2013 State of the Union. (Photo: White House)

Children’s Health Fund applauds President Barack Obama for devoting a great part of his State of the Union address to a vision of equality and opportunity for all Americans.

Farm Bill Cuts Imperil the Health of America's Children


Photo: Nancy D. Regan, flickr.com

On Monday, January 27, Senate and House negotiators reached a deal on the Farm Bill. One of the key provisions of the agreement is a devastating cut of $800 million per year from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, formerly known as food stamps. 

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