Legislative ACTION and Policy ALERTS
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LEGISLATIVE ACTION AND POLICY ALERTS
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor Carmen Fariña announce “Free School Lunch for All” in New York City.read more
In our newest SNAP Policy Update we highlight information from OTDA concerning a clarification received from United States Department of Agriculture/Food and Nutrition Services (USDA/FNS) around eligibility for expedited SNAP benefits for recipients determined to be...read more
The House Budget Committee’s fiscal year 2018 budget resolution released last week would make hunger in this country far worse. The proposal combines a huge tax cut that is heavily tilted toward the rich with tens of billions of dollars in safety net program cuts,...read more
The president’s FY 2018 budget proposes $193 billion in cuts to SNAP over the next 10 years. These cuts, which would slash SNAP by an unprecedented 25 percent, will dismantle a proven and effective program that provides a path out of hunger and poverty for millions of New Yorkers.read more
The president’s FY 2018 budget proposes $193 billion in cuts to SNAP over the next 10 years. These cuts, which would slash SNAP by an unprecedented 25 percent, will dismantle a proven and effective program that provides a path out of hunger and poverty for millions of...read more
For Immediate Release June 13, 2017 Media Contact: Ron Deutsch (Fiscal Policy Institute) 518-469-6769 Sherry Tomasky (Hunger Solutions New York) 518-414-2570 Trump Budget Would Shift Huge SNAP Costs to New York and Put New Yorkers at Risk of Going Hungry Albany, NEW...read more
The Child Nutrition Program Administration (CNPA) at the State Education Department will be enhancing the existing Child Nutrition Management System and related Direct Certification Matching Process (DCMP). Beginning July 1, 2017, the CNPA will be launching a new...read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 24, 2017 Media Contact: Sherry Tomasky (518) 436-8757 x136 Sherry.firstname.lastname@example.org STATEMENT ON PROPOSED FEDERAL BUDGET: PROPOSED SNAP CUTS WOULD SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE HUNGER AND POVERTY IN NEW YORK STATE ALBANY, NY -- The Trump...read more
ALBANY, NY – Gov. Andrew Cuomo has identified some innovative strategies to address hunger in his 2017 State of the State proposals. “Hunger Solutions New York supports the governor’s plan,” said Linda Bopp, executive director of Hunger Solutions New York, a statewide organization dedicated to alleviating hunger among all New Yorkers. “We are encouraged to see multiple proposals in the 2017-18 agenda that could help ensure more New Yorkers have the nutrition they need to live a healthy, productive life.”read more
2017 Public Policy Priorities Hunger Solutions New York maintains that it is a social responsibility to ensure that all New Yorkers are able to secure adequate food and nutrition. While New York’s public response to hunger includes a number of federal and state...read more
NOEP Request For Proposals Released
Hunger Solutions New York is soliciting proposals for the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP).
Hunger Solutions New York is a caring and informed voice for hungry New Yorkers. We believe no one should ever wonder where their next meal is coming from.