Legislative ACTION and Policy ALERTS
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LEGISLATIVE ACTION AND POLICY ALERTS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Ahead of Veterans Day, New York State Food Security Advocates Urge Congress to Protect Food Assistance for Veterans The program helps nearly 1.4 million low-income veterans, including thousands in NY Albany, NY – As the nation prepares to...read more
Statement on that passage of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, the Senate Farm Bill: Protects the Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program From Linda Bopp, Executive Director The U.S Senate passed by a vote of 86 to 11 the bipartisan Agriculture Improvement Act...read more
Statement on the passage of H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 From Linda Bopp, Executive Director Yesterday, the House of Representatives narrowly passed the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (Farm Bill) (H.R. 2), by a vote of 213-211. The passage...read more
The Senate’s version of the 2018 farm bill was released June 8. Hunger Solutions New York applauds Senate Agriculture Chairman Roberts and Ranking Member Stabinow on the introduction of the Senate farm bill, “The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018,” and their...read more
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”...read more
This week marked a huge victory for New York State students! New York has enacted one of the strongest child hunger measures in the nation in its 2018-2019 state budget. Governor Andrew Cuomo’s sweeping plan titled “No Student Goes Hungry” establishes New York as a...read more
STATEMENT ON FEDERAL BUDGET: PROPOSED SNAP CUTS WOULD SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE HUNGER AND POVERTY IN NEW YORK STATE SNAP is our nation’s most effective anti-hunger program, helping 1 in 7 New Yorkers put food on the table. ALBANY, NY — The Trump administration’s fiscal...read more
New York Trails Other States in Reaching Low-Income Children with a Healthy School Breakfast - State Ranks 35th on School Breakfast Scorecard - Albany, N.Y., February 13, 2018 —Too many low-income children in New York are not getting the nutrition they need to start...read more
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...read more
2017 NYS Anti-Hunger Conference
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