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FY18 State Budget Campaigns for SNAP Gap and MEFAP; Public hearing March 31st; Breakfast After Bell Legislative Campaign

Looking forward to seeing many of you tomorrow at the SNAP Coalition Meeting at St Francis House in Boston. The House and Senate Ways and Means Committees are in full throttle mode with multiple hearings on the FY18 State Budget. The PUBLIC hearing is this coming Friday. March 31st at the State House, Gardner Auditorium.  More details to follow. Ways and Means is also hosting an agency hearing today in Fall River and Wednesday at UMass Amherst.

Attached are THREE fact sheets:

  • SNAP Gap/Common App FY18 Budget Fact Sheet

  • MEFAP FY18 Budget Fact Sheet and MEFAP tool kit

  • Breakfast after the Bell Legislative campaign Fact Sheet

We will be discussing these three campaigns tomorrow at the SNAP Coalition meeting (St Francis House, 10 to Noon) as well as any other state nutrition budget or bill campaigns you are working on.

And if your organization would like to sign on as a co-sponsor of the SNAP Gap campaign, please fill out this brief google form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf5fFme1_5p4rCfHnp1em7DTqGg7uBtl63GYLCxiNjuxA1epQ/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=send_form