The big plan the new Koch Senate is due to propose this week is cutting food stamps substantially and giving the reduced amounts directly to states in the form of "block grants."
The House farm bill tilts toward corporate farm favoritism while decimating the food stamp budget. The Democratic bill tries to save SNAP.
A new report reveals that the recent food stamp cuts mean that 47.7 million children, senior citizens, working Americans, and nearly a million veterans will have to get by on one less meal a day
Republicans certainly find revenue to fund billions of dollars for oil subsidies and agricultural corporations but they claim they do not have the money to stop cuts to Meals on Wheels
At a time when Republicans are proposing deep cuts to programs like SNAP (food stamps), WalMart heavily supported Republican candidates in the recent election.