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MLRI Statement on Trump's Budget; Upcoming SNAP Coalition Meetings and Veterans Resource Event

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 1:16pm -- FoodSNAP
The President's proposed 2020 budget, "A Budget for a Better America" is in fact a Budget for a Poorer America.  Make no mistake, this budget includes deep and heartless cuts!  Please join MLRI in opposing the 2020 budget through mainstream and social media.  For more details on the specific cuts impacting food and nutrition programs, check out: 

SNAP Gap, HIP and School Nutrition Legislation Needing Co-Sponsors – Deadline Feb 1st

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 3:46pm -- FoodSNAP

Below is a list of five (5) nutrition-focused bills for which we urge your support.  Each bill includes the House Docket (HD) and Senate Docket (SD) numbers for reference.  Eventually these will get official “bill numbers” by the House and Senate Clerks.  The deadline for co-sponsorship is Friday, February 1st

ACTION STEPS: Please contact your State Reps and Senators this week and early next to ask them to co-sponsor these bills for the 2019/2020 Legislation Session.  Below is a brief description with more fact sheets to follow.

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