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FoodSNAP's Blog Archive for April 2019

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

Exciting changes to SNAP forms - including DTA Connect online submission!

 

Positive DTA changes to Interim Reports and Recertifications - including online submission through DTA Connect!

Good news on MA Family Cap, Bad News on SNAP Gap - fight goes on!

We have some important news for you from the MA State House and beyond. 

TAFDC Family Cap rule overridden in Senate 37-3! 

The Alternative Utility Supply Market—A Scam for Most, if not all, Consumers - Information for your clients

The following information is from GBLS atty Alexa Rosenbloom.

Stop & Shop strike - SNAP eligibility for strikers

As of yesterday afternoon, about 31,000 Stop & Shop union workers went on strike in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. 

MLRI analysis of FY20 HWM Budget: SNAP Gap Amendment Needs Early Co-sponsors

Rep Livingstone to file SNAP Gap Amendment - co-sponsors needed by Friday, 4/12 at Noon

Looking forward to seeing those of you who can make it to the Lobby Day tomorrow at the State House (House Members Lounge, to the right of the House Chambers)  Please arrive no later than 10:15 AM to get through security etc.
 

Register for SNAP Gap Lobby Day 4/11; Still time to send comments to USDA on ABAWD rules !

SNAP Gap Lobby Day and Budget Amendment:  

More time to submit comments against SNAP Cuts! Resources for Veterans and more

1.USDA reopens comment period on proposed SNAP ABAWD time limit rules!  If you missed the comment deadline, you can still submit comments April 8 through 10th.  

SNAP Gap/Common App Lobby Day - Thursday April 11th at the State House

Join us on Thursday, April 11, at 10:30 am in the House Members Lounge (3rd Floor) at the Massachusetts State House for “Navigating the Maze: It’s Time to Close the SNAP Gap and Create a Common Application."