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Blog Archive for April 2018

SNAP Defense: Markey/Warren Town Halls this weekend; MA health clinician sign-on letter to Guv Baker; AARP report and more!!

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 3:11pm -- FoodSNAP

We are writing to give you some updates and action steps on the 2018 Farm Bill deliberations. 

1. Sign on letter from health care clinicians to Governor Charlie Baker.   Children’s HealthWatch and MLRI have been working on a letter from Massachusetts doctors, nurses, social worker and other clinicians to Governor Baker thanking him for his work to fight against repeal of the Affordable Care Act and urging him to weigh in with his colleagues to oppose any cuts to SNAP.

REMINDER: SNAP Coalition AGENDA for tomorrow (4/24) and National Farm Bill Defense Webinar in afternoon

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:01am -- FoodSNAP

REMINDER:  Boston SNAP Coalition Tomorrow - Tuesday, April 24, 10-Noon, St. Francis House


Federal landscape

Update from Ellen Vollinger, FRAC- Farm Bill 2018 and discussion of what we can do from Massachusetts  to protect and defend SNAP.  See also article from AARP on Farm Bill

State Budget and bills:


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