The latest information on SNAP/ Food Stamp advocacy in Massachusetts.
Today's Boston Globe has a front page story on the state's SNAP crisis and bungled modernization which EOHHS Secretary Mary Lou Sudders calls "horrible" and an "embarrassment" to the Commonwealth.Â\ http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2015/05/20/official-calls-food-stamp-system-embarrassment/GrjFgHmnEKuxr3Q8o82ynL/story.html?event=event25
FNS Agrees that DTA Must Stop Erroneously Counting "Recouped" or withheld Social Security Benefits (same rule for recouped UI and VA Pension)
The next SNAP Coalition Meeting is TOMORROW, May 19th from 10 to Noon at St Francis House
SNAP Coalition Meeting May 19
Please urge your Massachusetts State Representatives to sign onto House Budget Amendment #638. Reduce Arbitrary SNAP Denials!
SNAP Coalition Meetings on Tuesday, April 28th: At St Francis House Boston and Food Bank of WMass
Thank you for your hard work to STOP the DROP and address the SNAP crisis in Massachusetts. This eblast includes a lot of updates. Please let Vicky Negus know if you have questions.
SNAP "Stop the Drop" Action Steps