House proposes $40 billion in nutrition program cuts

House proposes $40 billion in cuts to nutrition programs. 2012 House farm bill would have cut $20 billion. Democrats call foul, Senate pushes for conferees to be named. September 30 expiration date for current extension of 2008 farm bill. Congress leaving for August recess. House in session only nine days in September.

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