Conaway is the fifth congressional Republican in just two weeks to announce a decision to not seek reelection in 2020.
The Trump administration wants to cut benefits for 755,000 people through regulation.
Who needs Congress when you can write your own regulation?
Negotiators wanted to keep the pressure on by not doing a short-term extension. But it's rural lawmakers who are feeling the pressure most.
Republicans want more poor people to work.
The GOP bill would lower income limits for some SNAP recipients and raise them for certain agricultural subsidies.
The legislation would plow savings into a new training program, among other things.
The bill might push more people off benefits than previously thought.
Like self-deportation, but for basic nutritional needs!
Republicans are pushing for some food stamp applicants to pass drug tests.
Almost 1 million people could lose benefits by 2028 under the plan, Democrats say.
GOP Reps. Mike Conaway, Trey Gowdy and Tom Rooney all seem to doubt that Moscow and the Trump campaign coordinated during the election.
But in a new report, the House Committee on Agriculture says nutrition assistance could use a little tweaking.
Conaway's Republican colleagues on the House Budget Committee earlier this year had proposed changing the Supplemental Nutrition
Rice's bill is similar to the legislation in Wisconsin, which would also restrict food stamp purchases to items approved