Jahanna Hayes

Hayes Leads Hearing on SNAP Food Assistance

Congresswoman Hayes led her first subcommittee hearing as Chairwoman, co-led the Stop Child Hunger Act and challenged the Biden Administration to embrace working towards permanent solutions to end hunger by 2030 

On Wednesday, May 26, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes led her first hearing as Chairwoman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations. The hearing titled "The Future of SNAP: Moving Past the Pandemic”  was held to recount the lessons learned about food security and nutrition access during the COVID-19 crisis –and also to use those lessons as a roadmap for closing policy gaps which left so many Americans food insecure.