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Articles & Media Coverage—2020

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Read the latest articles and news highlights.

August 2020

Pandemic EBT:
Hungry family? 'Pandemic EBT' card can provide relief.
—Oneonta Daily Star, August 3, 2020

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

March 2020

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

February 2020

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

January 2020

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