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.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.