House to boost veterans' programs, cut food aid
from The Associated Press via Google News
In an otherwise lean budget year, the House is poised to boost funding to take care of the medical needs of the nation's veterans. But the GOP-dominated chamber will soon resume its budget-slashing ways as it kicks off debate on a food and farm spending bill that cuts aid for low-income pregnant women and their children and slashes a key overseas food aid program by about one-third below this year's funding.
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