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U.S. Senate panel spars over elevated food assistance spending in upcoming farm bill

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U.S. Senate panel spars over elevated food assistance spending in upcoming farm bill

Feb 16, 2023 | 6:46 pm ET
By Adam Goldstein
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U.S. Senate panel spars over elevated food assistance spending in upcoming farm bill
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A sign noting the acceptance of electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards that are used by state welfare departments to issue benefits is displayed at a convenience store on Dec. 4, 2019, in Richmond, California. EBT cards can be used to spend benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)