By Bread New Mexico Blog | Feb 13, 2021

House Bill 207, the  Food, Hunger and Farm Act of 2021, is scheduled for a hearing in the House Agriculture and Water Resources Committee on Tuesday, February 16.  Here is the text of the bill.

The Food, Hunger, Water, Agriculture Policy Workgroup has worked for a couple of years to put together this important omnibus legislative initiative to take a comprehensive and long-term approach to addressing hunger in New Mexico. 

Organizers brought attention to the initiative by calling  a press conference on Friday, February 12.  This media event was broadcast live on Facebook and on Zoom.  The two lead sponsors, Rep. Joanne Ferrary and Rep. Melanie Stansbury, as well as representatives from several organizations involved in the issue, offered comments during the press briefing.

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