TODAY: Secretary Perdue and USDA Officials to Hold Press Call Regarding Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Reform

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United States Department of Agriculture

Media Advisory

(Washington, D.C., December 19, 2018) – Today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Acting Undersecretary Brandon Lipps will hold an off-camera, on-the-record briefing regarding USDA’s specific plans to reform the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. The briefing will be conducted via conference call beginning at 5:30pm ET, and the information will be embargoed until 5:00am ET Thursday, December 20th. The number of lines are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis, so please limit to one per outlet.

*NOTE: You must RSVP to press@oc.usda.gov by TODAY, Wednesday, December 19th at 4:30pm ET to receive the dial in information for this call. The number of lines are limited and available on a first-come-first-served basis – please limit to one per outlet.

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Participants:

  • U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue
  • Acting Deputy Undersecretary for Food and Nutrition Consumer Services, Brandon Lipps