Raising Opportunities, Not Dependency
If the American people knew that 84 percent of the spending in the farm bill had nothing to do with farming, they would be outraged and demand reform.
Rightly so! And that’s the reality Congress faces every five years when the farm bill is up for renewal: business as usual or meaningful change—particularly in the food stamp program.
Change would mean saving billions of taxpayer dollars, helping millions of Americans return to work, and reining in bureaucracy. But what are the specific reforms to help get us there?
THE CASE FOR FOOD STAMP REFORM
To Help The Truly Needy, Lawmakers Should Fix The Welfare Pit—not The Imaginary Welfare “Cliff”
How Congress Can Protect the Truly Needy and Restore Program Integrity to Food Stamps by Ending Broad-Based Categorical Eligibility
Married to a Myth: Debunking the “Marriage Penalty” in Food Stamps
Waivers Gone Wild: Congress Must Crack Down On Food Stamp Loopholes
FARM BILL RESOURCES
At FGA, we don’t just talk about changing policy—we make it happen.
By partnering with FGA through a gift, you can create more policy change that returns America to a country where entrepreneurship thrives, personal responsibility is rewarded, and paychecks replace welfare checks.