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FoodSNAP's Blog Archive for May 2019

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

SNAP gap campaign update, DTA's updated interim report/recert & disability accommodation notices

Happy end to a rainy May!  Here are some updates on important issues we’ve been tracking.

SNAP Gap Campaign update:  

May 28th HEARING on SNAP Gap/Common App bill; AGENDA for May 28th SNAP Gap Coalition Meeting

Lot's going on this week and next.  

Upcoming Legislative Hearings - May 28th and June 3rd:

Upcoming SNAP Coalition meetings; Voices of Hunger Conf May 31st and SNAP Gap update

We hope you are feeling energized by the FIRST DAY of full sunshine/no clouds in months - this past Saturday.  Woo Hoo!!  And even the sunshine poked it's head out in parts of MA yesterday afternoon. 
 

May 22nd National Webinar- The Latest Plan to Deny Assistance: Shrinking the Poverty Line

You may have been following this issue in the news.

MLRI analysis of FY20 SWM Budget; Action Needed on SNAP Gap and Hip !!

SWM Budget analysis:  MLRI's housing, health care, benefits, child welfare advocates have joined forces to prepare our analysis of the Senate Ways and Means FY20 Budget, Senate Bill #3.  https://www.masslegalservices.org/MLRI_SWM_FY20_Analysis  Feel free to share this with you