You are here

FoodSNAP's Blog Archive

The latest information on SNAP/ Food Stamp advocacy in Massachusetts.

Updates and action items below, including a reminder on replacement SNAP for households who lose power for 4+ hours during this winter storm. We hope you all stay safe and warm today!

This is a hugely important bill that we hope you will support and that will allow school districts to keep up with the cost of food, and reduce the state cost for providing Universal School Meals. 
Please join Project Bread, Children's HealthWatch,MLRI and other state and national orgs by:
  • contacting Rep McGovern's team if you want to be listed as a supporting organization on his Dear Colleague letter, 
  • retweeting Rep McGovern's tween below, and
  • tuning into CSPAN on Wednesday, or look out for his speech on twitter!

A few updates and opportunities to share with you all, especially as the State Budget season is underway! 


Before we get into the below updates, we wanted to share some powerful quotes from our anti-hunger champion, Rep.

Yesterday afternoon, Governor Maura Healey released a FY23 “Supplemental Budget” to address a number of fiscal crises in the Commonwealth including the growing need for emergency shelter for new arrivals and funding to continue unive