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10 Days Left to Speak Up Against Trump Administration’s Attack on SNAP

See alert from FRAC Below.  Let either of us know if you need help drafting comments.  
 
Remember, the comments can be very brief statements in opposition but please try to write unique comments (e.g. don't cut and paste the same identical text).     
  • To see a sampling of comments already posted from consumers, you can just click on some of the comments listed on the following link at Regulations.gov docket HERE  (They show only about 8K at a time, but well over 50K already filed, which upload comments in batches).
  • Please use the FRAC comment platform HERE, or HandsOffSNAP platform HERE - unless you are filling a PDF with detailed comments. Both microsite portals will directly ship your comments to the regulations.gov website. 
  • If you are submitting detailed comments, here's a sample Massachusetts template you can use and file directly with USDA (not on the microsites).
Tnx 
 
 
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From: Food Research & Action Center <mambrose@frac.org>
Date: Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 8:32 AM
Subject: 10 Days Left to Speak Up Against Trump Administration’s Attack on SNAP
To: Pat Baker <pbaker@mlri.org>
 

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10 Days Left to Speak Up Against
Trump Administration’s Attack on SNAP

ATTENTION: The deadline to comment is Monday, September 23.

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SNAP is under attack — again.

The Trump administration has issued a proposed rule that would take food assistance away from 3 million people by making them ineligible to participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the nation’s first line of defense against hunger.

The proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on July 24, kicking off a 60-day public comment period. All comments must be received by USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service on or before September 23.

Use FRAC’s comment platform to submit your comment opposing the proposed rule.

Let the Trump Administration know that the proposed rule would increase hunger and poverty in this country, especially for working families with children whose net incomes are below the poverty line, and families and seniors with even a small amount of savings who would be kicked off of SNAP.

SNAP helps millions of Americans make ends meet. The Trump administration should be building on the successes of this proven program. Weakening SNAP only weakens our country. Read FRAC’s statement.

 

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The Trump Admin. has proposed a new rule that would take food off the tables of 3 million+ people, including children, seniors, & people w/ disabilities. Submit a comment today to stop this latest attack on hungry homes: bit.ly/fraccatel #HandsOffSNAP

 

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