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Roberts, Stabenow Announce Witnesses for Nutrition Hearing
USAgNet - 09/13/2017

U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., Tuesday announced witnesses for the Committee's upcoming hearing on nutrition programs in the Farm Bill.

Panel I

- Brandon Lipps, Acting Deputy Under Secretary, Administrator, Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.

- Gil Harden, Assistant Inspector General for Audit, Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.

- Ann M. Coffey, Assistant Inspector General for Investigations, Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.

Panel II

- Sam Schaeffer, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Center for Employment Opportunities, New York, N.Y.

- Bryan Parker, Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma, Tulsa, Okla.

- Jimmy Wright, President, Wright's Markets, Inc., Opelika, Ala.

- Dr. Diane Schanzenbach, Director and Margaret Walker Alexander Professor, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.

- Brian Riendeau, Executive Director, Dare to Care Food Bank, Louisville, Ky.

The hearing takes place Sept. 14 beginning at 9:30 a.m. in 216 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. The hearing will be webcast live on

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