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U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn) and Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn) met with Friends In Need Food Shelf Director Michelle Regath Tuesday during a tour of the St. Paul Park facility. The lawmakers are using their off time to advocate for fewer cuts to the federal food stamp program. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)

Franken, McCollum push against proposed food stamp cuts in St. Paul Park stop

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Families across Washington County soon could see a drastic reduction in their monthly food stamp allowance under a proposal that would cut billions from the federal supplemental nutrition assistance program.


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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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