When and if the House brings the 2013 farm bill to the floor later this summer, representatives should be bolder than the Senate in seeking real reforms. They should seek real reforms and spending safeguards for nutrition programs, instead of SNAP-ing in another five years of runaway spending.
Christine Harbin is a policy analyst at Americans for Prosperity.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.