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FoodSNAP's Blog Archive for December 2018

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

Good news/bad news for 2019: Victories and challenges ahead, SNAP 101 training on Jan 16th and Boston Coalition Meeting Jan 22nd.

Dear Coalition members.  The good news! THANK YOU for an incredible year of advocacy work in 2018.  
  • The Farm Bill is DONE without major cuts to SNAP - VICTORY!   

EDSAP: Major & exciting DTA change for older adults and persons with disabilities!

Exciting News! DTA has started implementing the Elderly and Disabled Simplified Application Project- EDSAP! We know this sounds like alphabet soup - but EDSAP is one of the most exciting things to happen to SNAP in Massachusetts in years.   

VICTORY! Farm Bill Conf Report Passes House and Senate; Reminder to sign onto TY letter to Baker Admin on Public Charge Comments - Deadline 12/14 at NOON

Good news for SNAP Coalition Members!  
Farm Bill Update: 

SNAP Rights and MA College Students - Outreach YouTube Video !!

Over 210K comments filed to Trump Admin re Public Charge proposed rules; Organizational Sign-on TY letter to EOHHS - Please join us by 12/14!

Over 123, 000 comments already filed in opposition to Trump Admin public charge proposed rules - PLEASE file your comments this week!!