Trump Reorganization Plan Offers Big Changes to USDA

Under a plan proposed by President Trump, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program would no longer fall under the Department of Agriculture. A government reorganization plan by President Trump would rename the Department of Health and Human Services to the Department of Health and Public Welfare, which would oversee SNAP.

The administration’s plan would also move USDA’s rural housing program to the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Many of the proposals would require congressional approval and are expected to face significant opposition from both Democrats and some Republicans, according to the Washington Post. The plan introduced Thursday would also merge the education and labor departments of the federal government, move the Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works from the Department of Defense to the Department of Transportation and Department of the Interior, and make consolidations in the Department of Energy.