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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. 

SNAP Gap VICTORY in Senate budget! Hearing on SNAP Gap Legislation Tuesday AM - template for testimony

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 3:06pm -- Anonymous (not verified)

Yesterday the Massachusetts Senate adopted Senator Sal DiDomenico’s amendment #434 along with a $1M boostin additional EOHHS funding for the Administration to take steps to pilot closing the SNAP gap!  This is HUGE!  Thanks to all who weighed in. This is a tremendous victory!

HEARING on TUESDAY AM!  As noted in earlier emails.  We have a hearing on the SNAP Gap legislation (H. 1173 and S. 678) on Tuesday AM at the State House.  Room A-1 from 10:30 to 1 PM.  

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