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This newest SNAP Policy Update from Hunger Solutions New York highlights a clarification from the United States Department of Agriculture all individuals in receipt of VA disability compensation, regardless of the percentage, are exempt from the ABAWD time limit rule.
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Starting on July 1, 2016, families and individuals with earned income will be allowed to use 150% of poverty for their gross income test (GIT) when applying for SNAP benefits. This means more working families will be eligible for SNAP, including families previously ineligible because they were just over the guidelines.
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This policy update provides information on the policy changes for determining the Standard Utility Allowance (SUA) that were included in the 2014 Farm Bill. The information in this policy update reflects the final regulations from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and replaces the “Initial Draft” policy provided by the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) back in June of 2014.
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This policy update highlights information provided by the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) through GIS 16 TA/DC032. This GIS is a reference tool that highlights and reminds SNAP offices of existing Temporary Assistance (TA) and SNAP policy regarding the impact of a strike on applicants and recipients. There is no NEW policy information provided in OTDA’s GIS or in this SNAP Policy Update.
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This article from the Atlantic CITYLAB highlights that on April 1, a federal provision tying food assistance to a work requirement will leave the unemployed poor in a lurch.
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This newest SNAP Policy Update highlights how to treat online “crowdfunding” accounts for the purpose of determining SNAP eligibility.
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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) is the nation’s most important anti-hunger program, reaching nearly 47 million people nationwide in 2014 alone. These fact sheets provide NYS specific data on who participates in the SNAP program, the benefits they receive, and SNAP’s role in strengthening the economy.
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This recent SNAP policy update from Hunger Solutions New York highlights information regarding the increase to the New York State (NYS) minimum wage, which will occur on December 31st, 2015, and the impact on SNAP participants.
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This SNAP Policy Update highlights information regarding SNAP participants’ rights and their ability to access their case records. This information was provided by OTDA through 15-LCM-01.
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This SNAP Policy Update highlights information regarding notices that are being sent to SNAP applicants who experience a delay in application processing beyond 30 days when the delay is the fault of the SNAP office. This information was provided by OTDA through 14-INF-16.

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