CORRECTION: Senator Blunt comments on Farm Bill

Monday, July 2, 2012 ~ Updated 2:36 PM

Comments sent by the office of Sen. Roy Blunt, R-MO, were mistakenly not included in a story about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and the 2012 Farm Bill in Sunday's Southeast Missourian and online at The comments follow:

"I'm pleased the Senate was able to work together to pass this bill, which takes steps to reduce the deficit and save taxpayers more than $23 billion overall. I'll continue looking for ways to reduce fraud and abuse in all programs, including nutrition programs, which make up nearly 80 percent of Farm Bill spending."

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