Highlights from recent issues of the newsletter:
Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank Group, was awarded the World Food Prize in October. "We will arise and feed Africa," said Adesina. "The day is coming very soon when ... all its children will be well-fed."
House Republicans voted 216-212 to pass a budget blueprint for the 2018 fiscal year, paving the way for large tax cuts. To pay for the cuts, critical anti-hunger and anti-poverty programs would be cut over the next 10 years.
For the sixth time, Eric Mitchell, Bread's director of government relations, was named one of the Top Lobbyists in 2017 by The Hill newspaper.