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Boston SNAP Coalition Meeting TOMORROW, Feb 28th - 10 AM to Noon - AGENDA

February's SNAP Coalition Meeting in Boston is TOMORROW, Feb 28th, from 10 to Noon at St Francis House.  The AGENDA will include:

  • An update on Farm Bill hearings/Congressional proposals on federal nutrition programs and the DC NAHO conference
  • Ongoing strategies to protect and defend SNAP working with our MA Congressional Delegation, MA State Legislature and Governor Baker and SNAP story collection campaign 
  • State Legislative campaigns including SNAP Gap/Common App, and the FY18 Budget process 
  • Newly formed Governor's Council on Older Adults
  • Update/discussion of on DRAFT Pres Exec Order on Immigrants and Government Benefits
  • DTA Connect - how is working for you and your clients? Are uploaded documents getting processed?
  • Updates on DTA Assistance Line calls, case churn, verifications processing, SNAP ET and other DTA policy updates/changes
  • SNAP case issues/problems you are seeing - open discussion 
  • Announcements/upcoming events