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Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City Corporation Counsel James E. Johnson today joined a coalition of 24 Attorneys General in urging Congress to block the Trump administration’s attempts to cut vital food assistance for millions of Americans. Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio was joined by Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza, television host and author Rachael Ray, chef Tom Colicchio, and CEO of Hunger Free America Joel Berg today in fighting back against the Trump Administration’s proposed changes to SNAP. Continue Reading →
Council Member Helen Rosenthal‘s legislation requiring the NYC Department of Social Services/Human Resources Administration (DSS/HRA) to conduct an in-depth audit of its public assistance and SNAP centers was passed by the City Council today. Continue Reading →
The USDA announced Thursday that it has officially kicked off a two-year pilot program that allows those who receive SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits from Harlem to Hollywood to shop for groceries from online retailers. Continue Reading →