Legislative Action Center

2015 Congressional Calendar (pdf)

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Share Nutrition Assistance Priorities

As you talk with your Members of Congress, share these legislative priorities (pdf files):

For more information on the FY2016 Congressional Budget, see the Coalition on Human Needs webinar recording.

On the Hill…

Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) launches #FillUpYourPlate campaign to hear what SNAP means to those who rely on the program.

What Every Candidate Should Know About Hunger.

Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) introduced the Summer Meals Act, S. 2527 on June 25; bipartisan bill will enhance efforts to expand the reach of the Summer Food Program to low-income children and significantly simplify the administration of the program for sponsors.

FRAC sends letter to Senators (pdf) opposing provisions that delay or dilute school meal and WIC nutrition standards. Follow this link to more nutrition standards debate information.

FRAC’s sends letter to House Members (pdf) in opposition to provisions that delay or dilute the nutrition standards for school meals and WIC.

Members of Congress send letter to USDA (pdf) regarding orderly SNAP Heat and Eat implementation.

About the FRAC Action Council

The FRAC Action Council is the 501(c)(4) arm of the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC).