CAG Action Alert

Don’t let Trump take food away from struggling workers & families!

West Virginia Citizen Action Group
West Virginia
Citizen Action Group
Mar 26, 2019 View / Comment Online

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The Trump administration has proposed a new rule that takes away states’ flexibility to provide benefits and jeopardizes food assistance for 755,000 Americans

The proposed rule would make it harder for families to get the nutrition they need to stay healthy, work, and support their families by restricting how states distribute Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. 

The Department of Agriculture is accepting public comments on these proposed rule changes up to April 1st. These changes also punish workers who have irregular or seasonal work hours, who take longer to find a job, and who cannot meet the requirements because of disability even though they may not be receiving disability assistance.

Tell the Trump administration to keep their hands off of SNAP!


A wave of comments will show that Americans oppose this unprecedented change and support providing food assistance to families and workers.

Please take a moment to add your voice by clicking on this link to the comment form. It will just take a couple of minutes for you to weigh on this issue of vital importance to lower-income families.

Be sure to add your own sentence at the end of the suggested text to make your message personal and unique – they have to respond to each unique submission!

 
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  1. why would they even consider taking away from people who are facing this corvid 19 head on and barely getting by as is some people havent even received there unemployment why take out of familys mouth some people have a family of 5 if he take them away the snap will get put back to a low amount then they will be struggling worser..I thank snap need a 500 dollar one time payment like tanf and family assistance gave because actually that is all some people have as income right now at least they would be able to feed there family that need to be brought up for snap recipients why should they be left out a family of 2 since corvid 19 has only received 20 more dollars with the nap they already receive that is nothing..the struggle is great for some people poverty is stronger in snap recipients..

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