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TAKE ACTION NOW! Ask Your Member of Congress to Visit a Food Bank
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: hunger, community, activism, politicians, usa, society, politics, government, congress, media, u.s., americans )

Cal
- 123 days ago - secure.feedingamerica.org
The best way to help legislators understand the scope of hunger in their state or district is to see it first-hand. Our goal is to have every member of Congress visit a food bank or feeding site, and we need your help to make that happen!
New 5-Year Farm Bill Would Cut Subsidies While Slashing Food Stamps Benefits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Farm Bill, Farm Subsidies, SNAP, Americans, families, hunger, poverty, ethics, government, politics )

Carrie
- 269 days ago - rawstory.com
The mammoth measure, which took some two years to hash out and endured a collapse of negotiations in 2013, could now be voted on as early as Wednesday in the House of Representatives, the chamber's Republican leaders said.
PETITION - Denounce Congress for Planning to Cut $9 Billion From Food Stamps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, food stamps, poverty, hunger, government, ethics )

David
- 283 days ago - dailykos.com
PETITION TEXT: Message to Senate negotiators on the Farm Bill: It is disgusting and outrageous for you to propose passing a Bill with cuts to food stamps and huge subsidies to Big Agriculture. Absolutely no cuts to food stamps are acceptable. NONE!
Sen. Warren and 6 Others Introduce Bill Barring Employers From Rejecting Job Seekers for Bad Credit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, democrats, republicans, economy, ethics, freedoms, healthcare, housing, news, politics, usa, Economy Recession, food, hunger, poverty )

Frank
- 309 days ago - dailykos.com
"It is, as Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts says in an email, a small issue. But the Equal Employment for All Act would make a big difference for job-seeking Americans with poor credit ratings."- dailykos.com
GOP Proven 100% Wrong About Food Stamps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, hunger, americans, SNAP, child, family, ethics, culture, dishonesty, freedoms, government, GoodNews, goodnews, health, law, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, usa, lies, media, congress, propaganda, republicans )

JL
- 323 days ago - alternet.org
Actual research shows SNAP program promotes self-sufficiency, not a culture of dependence.
As Our Safety Nets Get Slashed, More People Fall Into Deep Poverty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: family, government, americans, poverty, children, health, hunger )

Judy
- 364 days ago - billmoyers.com
Since 1996, the number of families with children living in extreme poverty -- that is, on $2 a day or less -- has gone up nearly 130 percent.
Panera Bread CEO on Living on $4.50 a Day: 'Food Dominates My Life' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hardball, Chris Matthews, Ron Shaich, Americans, SNAP, congress, ethics, hunger, families, children, economy, corruption, abuse, dishonesty, government, politics, republicans )

Carrie
- 399 days ago - rawstory.com
Panera Bread founder and CEO Ron Shaich shared his experience living on the equivalent of the federal "food stamps" program with MSNBC host Chris Matthews on Thursday, following House Republicans' move to slash it.
House Votes To Cut Food Stamps By $40 Billion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, SNAP, congress, ethics, hunger, families, children, economy, corruption, abuse, dishonesty, government, politics, republicans )

Carrie
- 400 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The House of Representatives on Thursday approved sweeping reforms to the nation's food stamp program that would cut some $40 billion in nutrition aid over 10 years and deny benefits to millions starting in 2014.
Under Republican Plan, 3.8 Million Would Lose Food Stamps in 2014 - PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP/TP, SNAP, Americans, economy, poverty, hunger, families, children, ethics, congress, corruption, government, politics, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 401 days ago - dailykos.com
According to the CBO, 1.7 million people would be forced off the rolls in the coming year if the state waivers are repealed as proposed by Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.). Another 2.1 million would be dropped in 2014 as a result of the tighter...
Tell Boehner: Don't Cut Off Food Aid to Hungry American Kids - ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Boehner, congress, Americans, children, hunger, SNAP republicans, politics, ethics, corruption, government )

Carrie
- 401 days ago - leftaction.com
Through no fault of their own, nearly 1 in 5 American children live in households that struggle to put food on the table.1 For many of these kids, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is the sole safety net that keeps them from going to ...
Infographic: Stop Slashing SNAP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SNAP, congress, republicans, ethics, Americans, children, family, hunger, poverty, economy, politics )

Carrie
- 402 days ago - americanprogress.org
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, formerly known as Food Stamps lifts millions of Americans out of poverty while substantially benefiting the economy.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: Federal Nutrition Programs Are Crucial for Hungry Children
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, congress, HUNGER, CHILDREN )

Beverly
- 517 days ago - secure.strength.org
In a charged Congressional session, cuts are being proposed to federal nutrition programs that help feed children at risk of hunger. Urge your elected officials to protect these programs this year.
Summer Lunch Programs Feed the Underprivileged
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mayor Gary McCarthy, hunger, volunteers, students, children, diet, nutrition )

Dee
- 842 days ago - wnyt.com
Today's noontime menu in Schenectady included chicken nuggets and fresh fruit: In Albany, it was turkey or ham on whole wheat. Thousands and thousands of free lunches for kids who often depend on that meal are being served up. Now that school is out..
1 in 4 American Children Go Hungry, But Still Spends Billions On War !   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: HUNGER, CHILDREN, FAMILIES, AMERICA, congress, republicans, democrats, corruption )

Barbara
- 932 days ago - youtube.com
No! It should not! And those who would harm a child, under ANY CONDITION AMERICA, is the lowest of the low!
 

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