Catholic Rural Life Updates

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This week a broad coalition of farm, nutrition and rural groups ask House and Senate Budget and Appropriations Committees to protect mandatory funding for critical farm and food assistance programs. In the coming months, congressional appropriators will finalize funding legislation for fiscal year 2017 while simultaneously beginning work on 2018. They urged members of Congress not to re-open the 2014 Farm Bill through the budget or appropriations process.   Read more…