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USDA Extends Community Eligibility Deadline

USDA announced the deadline for school districts to elect to participate in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) is extended. School districts now have until August 31, 2014 to notify their state agency for the 2014-2015 school year. The previous deadline was June 30, 2014. State agencies must accept elections submitted on or before August 31 and are strongly encouraged to accept elections after that date as well. More...

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FRAC's Statement on Rep. Ryan’s Poverty Plan

Repackaging and doubling down on bad ideas doesn’t make them good ones, and that’s what Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s proposal (pdf) today tries to do. This time, instead of just making Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) into a block grant, Rep. Ryan proposes to take eleven safety net programs, including SNAP, and make them into one block grant program available to states with few minimum standards except harsh conditions for beneficiaries that Rep. Ryan favors. More...

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Urge cosponsorship of Summer Meals Act

Ask Congress Members to cosponsor the Summer Meals Act, which expands SFSP access, and simplifies program administration for sponsors. More...

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