Legislative ACTION and Policy ALERTS

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LEGISLATIVE ACTION AND POLICY ALERTS

Gov. Cuomo’s No Student Goes Hungry Program A Significant Victory in the Fight Against Childhood Hunger

Establishes New York as a Leader in Student Nutrition For Immediate Release: ALBANY, NY, April 3 – New York has enacted one of the strongest child hunger measures in the nation in its 2018-19 budget. Governor Cuomo’s sweeping plan titled “No Student Goes Hungry”...

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ABAWD Time Limits 2018 Waiver Updates

On Jan. 1, 2016, NYS reinstated a rule that restricts unemployed, childless adults to three months of SNAP benefits through December 2018, unless they meet strict work rules, are exempt, or live in waived area. In federal regulations, the rule is referred to as Able...

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Tax Bill Will Cause Harm to Millions of Americans

Tax Bill Will Cause Harm to Millions of Americans Statement attributed to Jim Weill, president, Food Research & Action Center. WASHINGTON, December 20, 2017 — “The tax bill passed by Congress today is a great disservice to the American people. It gives huge tax cuts...

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