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Harmful Repercussions From Debt Ceiling Agreement

Earlier this week, both houses of Congress passed the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023, a bill that will raise the debt ceiling in exchange for spending cuts, and President Biden has said that he will sign the bill as soon as possible. This bill is the result of weeks of negotiation to avoid the country defaulting on its existing debt, which would have been catastrophic for the economy.


Approximately every five years, Congress reauthorizes the Farm Bill, a large piece of legislation that authorizes most federal policies governing food and agriculture programs. The farm bill consists of 12 “titles”, covering topics such as conservation, rural development, and forestry. Title 4, the nutrition title, includes SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program).


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