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Blog Archive for June 2019

Coalition AGENDA for June 25th meeting, College Student Hunger, Veterans Services Benefits calculator !

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 1:01pm -- FoodSNAP

Looking forward to seeing on at next week's Boston SNAP Coalition meeting on Tuesday, June 25th from 10 to Noon at St Francis House in Boston (39 Boylston Street, 6th Floor).  Below is the agenda and some additional items regarding veterans benefits and college students to share with you.

Boston SNAP Coalition Meeting – June 25t AGENDA:

Please add your organization's name to the SNAP Gap letter to the FY20 Budget Conf Committee - 5 PM Deadline today !

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 11:16am -- FoodSNAP
5 PM DEADLINE today - to get your organization listed on the sign on letter to the FY20 Conference Committee! 
 
Reminder, the Senate FY20 budget has both $1M funding and language directing the Baker Administration to pilot allowing applicants for subsidized health care (MassHealth and Medicare Savings Program) the option of applying for SNAP at the same time.  The House FY2018 budget does not include this language or funding. We need your support to encourage the FY20 Conference Committee to "recede" to the Senate provision. 

FY20 Budget SNAP Gap Campaign - Organizational SIGN ON letter and Action Alert Steps

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 7:46am -- Anonymous (not verified)
We are near the finish line!  The Senate FY20 budget has both $1M funding and language directing the Baker Administration to pilot allowing applicants for subsidized health care (MassHealth and Medicare Savings Program) the option of applying for SNAP at the same time.  The House FY2018 budget does not include this language or funding. We need your support to encourage the FY20 Conference Committee to "recede" to the Senate provision. 

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