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Articles & Media Coverage—2023

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Read the latest articles and news highlights.

November 2023

Local groups appeal to Hochul to fund free lunches for all students
—Times Union, November 26, 2023
Local nutrition experts want to see SNAP access improved in 2023 farm bill
—Ithaca Week, November 5, 2023

October 2023

School Meals:
More students get free meals after federal, state expansion
—The Daily Gazette, October 28, 2023

September 2023

School Meals:
More N.Y. schools providing free school meals
—Spectrum, September 10, 2023
School Meals:
School meal funds from pandemic still available to needy families: Here's how to get them
—Lohud, September 7, 2023
School Meals:
Advocates eye federal solution to achieve universal free school meals in N.Y.
—Spectrum News, September 5, 2023

August 2023

School Meals:
North Syracuse Central School District to provide free meals at 8 schools this year
—CNY Central, August 29, 2023

May 2023

School Meals:
Conceptual budget to provide some support for free school meals for all
—CBS 6 News, May 2, 2023
School Meals:
NYS advocacy groups call for fully funded school lunch programs in conceptual budget
—News 10, May 1, 2023

April 2023

School Meals:
School lunches in conceptual NYS budget
—News 10, April 29, 2023

March 2023

School Meals:
Push for universal school meals in New York gets bipartisan support
—State of Politics, March 31, 2023
School Meals:
Push is on for free school lunches for all students in New York State: 'It’s been a pretty stark contrast'
—Buffalo News, March 24, 2023
New Yorkers prepare for end of extended SNAP food benefits
—WCAX 3, March 24, 2023
School Meals:
Lawmakers, advocates, school administrators, parents & teachers call for governor to fully fund free school meals for all students in budget
—FeedMore WNY, March 24, 2023
School Meals:
Educators, lawmakers push Hochul on free school meals for all students
—Lohud, March 20, 2023
School Meals:
Survey finds school meal debt rising in New York
—Spectrum News 1, March 14, 2023
School Meals:
Football ‘Giant’ in North Colonie to tackle breakfast at school
—WNYT, March 9, 2023
School Meals:
Parents are paying up on school meals again. Here's why food advocates are worried they can’t afford it.
—LI Herald, March 5, 2023

February 2023

Extra Food Stamp Benefits Will Stop In New York State Tomorrow
—92.9 WBUF, February 28, 2023
As SNAP Emergency Allotment benefits end, local food banks prepare for 'hunger cliff'
—Ithaca Journal, February 27, 2023
Fighting hunger, high prices amid SNAP benefit decrease
—Times Union, February 23, 2023
Federal Nutrition Programs:
How organizations in New York are tackling food insecurity
—Spectrum News 1, February 22, 2023
School Meals:
Unpaid student meal debt on the rise in some Long Island school districts
—Newsday, February 18, 2023
School Meals:
Statewide coalition pleads case to legislative committees for free school meals
—Watertown Daily Times, February 8, 2023
School Meals:
Push for free school meals continues despite no mention in proposed budget
—News 6 Albany, February 2, 2023
School Meals:
—Bee News, February 1, 2023

January 2023

School Meals:
Should schools offer free meals to all children?
—Fingerlakes 1, January 16, 2023
NYC budget cuts could worsen food crisis for hungry families
—Gothamist, January 13, 2023
School Meals
Advocates call on Hochul to fund free school meals
—News 10 ABC, January 6, 2023