Blog Archive for August 2018
Inspired by our sister advocates in CA, TX and NY, MLRI and CHW have crafted a short letter to the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee members. The letter cites the importance of SNAP to low income Massachusetts residents, the health and economic benefits of SNAP. It urges the Conference Committee to protect and strengthen SNAP, minimally by NOT adopting any of the proposed changes in the House Farm Bill (H.R. 2).
The Legislature reenacted Lift the Cap on Kids on Tuesday evening, July 31, 2018. The new bill number is H. 4823.
Call Governor Baker right away at (888) 870-7770 with this message: Please do NOT veto family cap repeal!