More than one in six Ohio households is facing food insecurity.
Some state lawmakers are urging the governor to change requirements for food assistance.
The U.S. House has voted 217-210 to cut nearly 4 billion dollars a year from the food stamp, or SNAP, program that is used by more than 1 in 7 Americans in the wake of the Great Recession.
New data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows low-income Ohioans continue to have problems feeding themselves and their families.
Nearly 2 million poor Ohioans rely on food stamps to make ends meet.
The U.S. House and Senate Agriculture Committees have approved separate versions of a farm bill that would cut the size of the federal food stamp program and alter the way people qualify for it.