Issues: SNAP


STATEMENT: U.S. Senate Republicans’ Pandemic Relief Proposal Is an Inadequate Response to the Current Crisis

STATEMENT: U.S. Senate Republicans’ Pandemic Relief Proposal Is an Inadequate Response to the Current Crisis and Insufficient to Assist...

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MEMO FROM STATE LEGISLATORS: Federal Pandemic Relief and Recovery to State Governments

MEMO TO: The United States Congressional Delegation from Pennsylvania FROM: Members of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania DATE: Monday,...

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Bipartisan Senate Farm Bill Aims to Strengthen SNAP, Not Undermine it Like the House’s Proposed Bill

Last Friday, June 8, the Senate Agricultural Committee came out with its plan for the Senate Farm Bill. Keeping...

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Rep. Fitzpatrick Made the Right Choice on SNAP Cuts; Unfortunately, Rep. Costello Did Not

Last week, the House of Representatives voted against the troubling Farm Bill that had recently passed through the Agricultural...

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Complicated Work Requirements Will Upend SNAP as a Stabilizing Force for Those in Crisis

Over the last couple months, we at the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center have been holding community conversations to...

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Let’s Be Honest About Food Stamp Work Requirements…

The following is a guest blog post from Sheila Christopher, executive director of Hunger-Free Pennsylvania. The post originally appeared...

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Why “Get a Job!” Is Not the Answer to Decreasing Reliance on Food Stamps

“Just get a job!” I’ve heard these words yelled out of car windows when I marched alongside poor and...

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Take Action Now: Food Stamp Work Requirements Will Harm People with Criminal Records Trying to Build New Lives

These work requirements would lead to loss of SNAP and to food insecurity among many low-income Americans not fortunate...

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How Would Trump’s Food Stamp Cuts Hurt Americans? Let Us Count the Ways.

This guest post is from Brian Barth, a writer for Modern Farmer. Modern Farmer is a quarterly magazine devoted to the...

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SNAP Works for Pennsylvania Children

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps PA families put food on the table. But we know now that...

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