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FRAC President Testifies in Support of SNAP

Jim Weill testified before Congress on July 15 that SNAP proves itself to be an example of government at its best. "Damaging SNAP by building in ill-conceived changes based on misconceptions or stereotypes would result in irreparable harm to people who are trying desperately to put food on the table and to move out of poverty," he said. Read his testimony (pdf).

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Why Congress Must Protect and Strengthen SNAP

There has been much talk about reducing SNAP spending, changing the SNAP structure, or tightening rules around eligibility and benefits. If SNAP is weakened, our country will see more hunger and poverty, worse health and educational outcomes, and higher health costs. The nation as a whole will be weaker – morally, economically and fiscally. More (pdf).

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Recess Activities: Take Action as Child Nutrition Reauthorization Gets Hotter than DC Summers

Markup for child nutrition reauthorization is September 17th, and Congress will soon be home for August recess. Let them hear from you about your priorities for reauthorization. Join us in continuing to advocate for a strong child nutrition bill that expands access and invests in sound improvements to the child nutrition programs. More...

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