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

Thanks to all who attended this AM’s SNAP Coalition meeting. We appreciate all your advocacy work on the state and national level.  The NEXT SNAP Coalition meeting is Tuesday, July 26th.  We may also hold a “second Tuesday” Coalition meeting in July or August to dive into more details on both the SNAP standard medical expense self-declaration policy, and the SNAP ET childcare policy. Look out for follow up details.   

This eblast follows up on a couple of items that need your help.

This is a gentle reminder of our June 28th SNAP Coalition meeting from 10 to 11 AM tomorrow.  Here is the 

Just a short reminder about Monday’s Listening Session on Food Security issues with Congressman Jim McGovern, from 10 to 11:30AM. This session is to gather more testimony and recommendations from Massachusetts residents with lived expertise, which will be provided to the White House. 

The Massachusetts House and Senate have each completed their work on their respective FY23 budgets, which are now in “Conference Committee” where the six “Conferees” work out the differences.  There are FOUR top budget priorities that need your help. 

As you begin plans for your Memorial Day break, we have some quick updates and an ask. The MA Senate finished their debate on the FY23 Senate budget debate on late Wednesday night. The FY23 budget now heads to Conference Committee where differences between both branches will get worked out in June before the budget is sent to the Governor for signature and/or vetoes.  

 

A number of updates in today's eblast.
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