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A new report and commentary from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities looks at the House Budget Committee 2018 budget plan that will set a framework for budget, tax, and appropriations bills to follow. Media accounts indicate that it will use the fast-track...read more
Millions of Americans of all ages have disabilities, which can have devastating economic consequences: people with disabilities are more likely to live in poverty, endure material hardships, and experience food insecurity than people without. SNAP serves millions of...read more
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...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
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
Hunger Solutions New York has released a new Child Nutrition Newsletter to bring you the latest on summer meals, afterschool meals, and getting ready for next year's school meals. This edition features information about promoting summer meals, applying for the...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
Nearly 67 million people in the United States are age 60 and older, and are eligible for a number of government programs designed to assist with basic life needs. Despite their eligibility for these benefits, about 6.3 million seniors, or 9 percent of seniors, live...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
President Trump’s 2018 budget proposes to cut the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) by more than $193 billion over the next ten years — a more than 25 percent cut — through a massive cost shift to states, cutting eligibility for...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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