Stop Cuts to SNAP / Food Stamps!
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Stop Cuts to SNAP / Food Stamps!

    1. JC Dwyer
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      JC Dwyer

      San Antonio, TX

The Senate wants to raid the SNAP (food stamps) program for more than $12 billion to pay for other priorities, including a child nutrition bill!

Tell Congress that the middle of a recession is not the time to roll back the fight against hunger - food stamps are not a "slush fund"!

This letter mirrors an organizational sign-on letter from the Food Research & Action Center available at http://j.mp/arDs8R.

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    1. Senate Raids Food Stamps — Again

      Josie Raymond
      Petition Organizer

      As blogger Greg Plotkin has just reported, the Senate has once again decided that food stamp benefits should be cut to help pay for an otherwise worthy, though overly stingy piece of legislation. First, it was the two-part jobs amendment. Now it's...

    2. Does the Senate Care About Ending Hunger or Not?

      Josie Raymond
      Petition Organizer

      In the immediate aftermath of the Senate's decision to slash food stamp funding by $6.1 billion, the legislative body passed also passed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act that will increase monetary allocations for the National School Lunch Program...

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