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Hunger Solutions New York is a caring and informed voice for hungry New Yorkers. This section will be updated as important news, legislative information, and SNAP policy alerts become available. To have information and alerts be sent directly to your e-mail, sign up for our RSS feed.

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May ’18 Organizational Newsletter

Federal Update: Farm Bill  On Friday, May 18, the US House rejected the Farm Bill (H.R.2), a bill that contained significant cuts to the SNAP program and costly, bureaucratic new requirements on SNAP recipients. However, the House is scheduled to vote again on the...

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April Organizational News

Now Available: Hunger Solutions New York's SNAP Policy and Advocacy Page  On April 18, the House Agriculture Committee passed the Farm Bill along party lines, and a full House vote is expected within the next few weeks. The Farm Bill is a critical piece of federal...

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Immigration Public Charge Rule-Resources

Talk Poverty has released an easy-to-follow guide that explains what the Administration’s proposed “public charge” changes are about. These resources explain how changes to this obscure immigration provision would drastically limit immigrant families’ access to public...

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Long Island Advocates Worry About Possible Food Stamp Cuts

A Comprehensive feature about the impact proposed Farm Bill SNAP work requirements will have on Long Island residents. Sherry Tomasky, Public Affairs Director at Hunger Solutions New York, speaks with Newsday’s Stephanie Dazio about the proposed work requirements and...

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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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