June 28, 2018
Senate Farm Bill Passes with Wide Bipartisan Vote of 86 to 11 - Senator Brown and Senator Portman demonstrated true bipartisanship

The Ohio Association of Foodbanks, our 12 Feeding America Foodbanks, 3,300 member charities and the 2 million Ohioans we serve commend and thank Senators Brown and Portman for supporting the Senate farm bill and rejecting an amendment that would have taken away food assistance from many Ohioans and imposed burdensome requirements on SNAP participants and our state.

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June 21, 2018
Press Statement: House Farm Bill Would Increase Food Insecurity, Unlike Bipartisan Senate Bill

"The House farm bill passed today is a betrayal of the longstanding, bipartisan commitment our country has made for decades to ensure all Americans have access to adequate nutrition. Along with the nearly 1.4 million Ohioans who use SNAP to put basic groceries on the table - including children, seniors, working families and people living with disabilities - we turn to the Senate to do better."

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June 13, 2018
Press Statement: Bipartisan Senate Farm Bill Responsible Way Forward to Protect Nutrition Programs

"Today, the Senate Agriculture Committee passed its version of the Farm Bill on a broad bipartisan basis. We join with a wide array of groups, stakeholders, advocates and community members in applauding the Committee's approach. Unlike the House Farm Bill, this legislation protects SNAP, making responsible investments in program integrity and workforce development without risking access to basic nutrition assistance for vulnerable Americans."

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