NYS To Save $457 Mil Yearly In SNAP Benefits

Action Negates Cuts Slated to Take Effect as Part of the Federal Farm Bill Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State is taking steps to preserve approximately $457 million a year in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits that would otherwise be cut by the recently enacted federal Farm Bill.

Local Food Initiative Assists Families In Harlem And Beyond

” …West Harlem …. expected to be hard hit by Congressional cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).” The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), along with the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund are proud to announce the unveiling of a new initiative, Communities for Healthy Food NYC, which seeks to improve access to healthy…