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Hays Food Bank fights funding cuts
By Megan Wehring
HAYS COUNTY — With food insecurity on the rise because of COVID-19, the Hays County Food Bank is in the fight to reverse recent funding cuts.
The local food bank is joining statewide advocates that are calling for the reversal of recent cuts to funding for food banks.
The Texas Department of Agriculture proposed a $1.98 million cut to the Surplus Agricultural Products Grant for Fiscal Year 2020-2021, reducing the purchasing power of food banks. The proposed funding cut would ...