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Articles & Media Coverage—2020

By August 13, 2020September 2nd, 2020No Comments

Read the latest articles and news highlights.

July 2020

Summer Food Service Program:
Ossining School District Is Providing Free Breakfast, Lunch for Children
—River Journal, July 10, 2020
Pandemic-EBT:
‘Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer’ aims to feeds millions of children
—WBNG Channel 12 News, July 10, 2020
Nutrition Outreach & Education Program (NOEP):
Vulnerable residents need access to food benefits during pandemic
—The Saratogian, July 7, 2020

June 2020

Nutrition Outreach & Education Program:
State contract freeze hits thousands of charities
—Times Union, June 17, 2020
Nutrition Outreach & Education Program
“We Need Protein” — Coronavirus Pandemic Deepens New York's Hunger Crisis
—The Intercept, June 16, 2020
SNAP, Nutrition Outreach & Education Program
Letter: State needs to invest in program that connects people to SNAP benefits
—Times Union, June 14, 2020

May 2020

Pandemic EBT:
Demand for food stamps spikes as Congress debates how to feed the hungry
—Times Union, May 20, 2020
Pandemic EBT:
NY OK'd for federal COVID-19 pandemic food stamp program
—Auburn Citizen, May 8, 2020
Pandemic EBT:
Katko Announces USDA Change To Expand Nutrition Assistance For Working Families Impacted By COVID-19
—Oswego County Today, May 7, 2020

April 2020

SNAP:
SNAP Benefits Available For People Laid Off During COVID-19
—Spectrum News, April 13, 2020

March 2020

SNAP:
New York bans large gatherings, shuts down Broadway
—Politico, March 13, 2020
SNAP:
Rep. Katko Calls on USDA to Ensure Food Security for Families in Central New York Impacted by Coronavirus, Shutdowns
—Urban News, March 24, 2020
SNAP:
Hunger Is on the Rise. Food Donors Are Getting Creative.
—The New York Times, March 13, 2020

February 2020

SNAP:
Recipient Worries of Blanket Standard in SNAP Benefits Discussion
—Spectrum News, February 8, 2020

January 2020

School Breakfast:
Food for Thought: The Future of Free Lunch in Hudson Valley Schools
—Chronogram, January 1, 2020
SNAP:
An Estimated 3,000 People in Southern Tier may lose Snap Benefits with new “ABAWD” Waiver Rule
—Binghamton Homepage, January 28, 2020
SNAP:
New York joins lawsuit against Trump administration’s food stamp rule
—NYN Media, January 20, 2020
School Meals:
Hunger hits hard in St. Lawrence County
—North Country Now, January 1, 2020