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Important SNAP Coalition Mtg Tues 12/22 - Congress COVID relief update & MA P-EBT

Mon, 12/21/2020 - 11:56am -- FoodSNAP
We have important updates to share and are going ahead with the SNAP Coalition meeting tomorrow, Dec 22nd from 10 to 11 AM, for those able to attend. Colleagues at the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) will be joining us as well as DTA's Director of Food Security and Nutrition Programs, Brittany Mangini, to give important P-EBT updates. 

Important Updates on P-EBT, SNAP, Eviction Defense Resources and MA Hunger Champ Jim McGovern!

Wed, 12/16/2020 - 1:16pm -- FoodSNAP

We have many important updates to share with you today. In addition, the end of December "informal" SNAP Coalition that scheduled for Tuesday, December 22nd (10 - 11 AM) will happen for those who want to tune in and get more updates. Stay tuned for an eblast zoom link.

More P-EBT funds are coming starting at the end of December!

Breaking news! Massachusetts First State in Nation to Gain Federal Approval to Continue P-EBT through School Year 2020-2021

Wed, 12/16/2020 - 10:41am -- FoodSNAP
Hot off the press. Well done DTA!!  Massachusetts ROCKS. This is HUGE.  Please read media advisory for details.  We will discuss this at next week's SNAP Coalition meeting (12/22 at 10 AM) for those of you able to join us. Look out for details, 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
December 16, 2020

 

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Budget ALERT: Ask the MA Budget Conference Committee to adopt the Senate SNAP Gap language and the House Cash Grants Boost!

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 1:35pm -- FoodSNAP

Thank you all again for your hard work on the SNAP Gap campaign and the VICTORY in the Senate on Wednesday (39-0 unanimous vote - YES!).  Please THANK Senator Sal DiDomenico, Senator Bruce Tarr, Senate President Karen Spilka and Ways and Means Chair Michael Rodriques.  This is HUGE!  The Senate completed its FY 21 budget last night (Wed eve @10:30 PM).  

It’s time to weigh in with the Budget Conference Committee.  

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