June 13, 2017

Proposed Federal Budget Would Shift $700M in Hunger Cost to PA

A newly released report by the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities described the impact President Trump’s proposed budget would have on hunger and state budgets. Below is an excerpt from the report, with state-level details by the Pa. Budget and Policy Center.  Click here for an analysis for its impact in Pennsylvania.  The Supplemental...

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June 4, 2015

HB 222 Would Increase Hunger for Women. Permanently.

The Pennsylvania General Assembly is considering legislation that would re-impose the lifetime “felony drug ban” on SNAP recipients, making certain people who have felony drug convictions ineligible for SNAP and TANF for life. This is an issue of concern to anti-hunger advocates as well as advocates for women in recovery, trafficking victimes and domestic violence...

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