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113th Congress

2016 Food Policy Action Scorecard

2016 Food Policy Action Scorecard

Food Policy Action has released its annual scorecard of congressional action on the votes and bills that form the food policy landscape of the United States in 2016 shaped by the 114th session of Congress. Compared to the 113th Congress, this year’s legislators improved 6 percentage points overall from an average score of 51% up to 57% across both chambers, and demonstrated a bipartisan commitment in several instances (link). New York State performed better than the country as a whole, and NY democrats scored higher than NY republicans.