Today, via Twitter:
Rep. Vicky Hartzler @RepHartzler
Both the Mizzou Tigers and the KC Chiefs are 3-0! Life is good 3:12 PM – 23 Sep 13
Not so good for others:
House votes to cut food stamps by $39 billion
By Pete Kasperowicz and Erik Wasson – 09/19/13 06:09 PM ET
The House approved legislation Thursday that would cut $39 billion in funds over the next decade for food stamp programs.
Members approved H.R. 3102, the Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act, in a close 217-210 vote. No Democrats voted for the bill, and 15 Republicans voted against GOP leaders….
….The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated that up to 3.8 million people would lose food stamp benefits next year….
FINAL VOTE RESULTS FOR ROLL CALL 476
H R 3102 YEA-AND-NAY 19-Sep-2013 6:07 PM
QUESTION: On Passage
BILL TITLE: Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act
—- YEAS 217 —
—- NAYS 210 —
—- NOT VOTING 6 —
But, pretty good for some:
These Republicans Who Voted To Cut Food Stamps Personally Received Large Farm Subsidies
Some Republican members of Congress receive their own share of government money.
posted on September 21, 2013 at 3:05pm EDT
Andrew Kaczynski BuzzFeed Staff
….Another Republican congresswoman who voted to make cuts to the food stamp program was Rep. Vicky Hartzler of Missouri. Her farm received more than $800,000 in Department of Agriculture subsidies from 1995-2012. In 2001, her farm received $135,482 in subsidies….
Hey, but both Mizzou and the Chiefs are 3-0, so life is good.