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Gillibrand Attacks Proposed Food Stamp Cuts

Standing among area farmers who accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits from low-income families looking to purchase fresh produce, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Saturday spoke out against proposed cuts to the program commonly known as food stamps....

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Flooding, Power Outages And Replacement SNAP Benefits

Due to recent flooding and power outages in areas of NYS we want to alert SNAP (food stamp) recipients about replacement SNAP benefits.  Current SNAP recipients who lost food purchased with their SNAP/EBT card due to flooding or a power outage of more than 4 hours may...

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Turning Back The Clock On Hunger And Malnutrition

President Trump’s budget threatens to turn back the pages of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)’s success story, back to a time when we didn’t combat hunger as a national problem; when communities were left to fight  hunger alone with uneven and...

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