Legislative ACTION and Policy ALERTS
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LEGISLATIVE ACTION AND POLICY ALERTS
Tax Bill Will Cause Harm to Millions of Americans Statement attributed to Jim Weill, president, Food Research & Action Center. WASHINGTON, December 20, 2017 — “The tax bill passed by Congress today is a great disservice to the American people. It gives huge tax cuts...read more
Hunger Solutions New York to provide comment at House Agriculture Committee Listening Session in Cobleskill NY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, October 9, 2017 Media Contact Sherry Tomasky Cell phone (518) 414-2570 Anti-hunger group advocates for protection of SNAP for low-income New Yorkers at Farm Bill Listening Session Hunger Solutions New York to provide comment at House...read more
On Thursday, October 5, the US House is scheduled to have a floor vote on the FY 2018 House Budget Resolution, which contains deep cuts to SNAP, the Community Eligibility Provision, and other vital human needs programs critical to ending hunger and poverty. The...read more
The FY-2018 House Budget Resolution includes a troubling provision that would significantly cut the number of schools eligible to participate in the Community Eligibility Provision, a federal option for high-poverty schools to offer free school meals to all...read more
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
NOEP Request For Proposals Released
Hunger Solutions New York is soliciting proposals for the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP).
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