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16 07, 2019

SNAP Double Up Food Bucks is a triple win


More locally grown fruits and veggies coming to low-income Oregonians through SNAP Double Up Food Bucks July 16, 2019 - Fighting food insecurity just got a little easier for SNAP recipients  “I can hardly afford to feed my growing kids, and junk food is more affordable than healthy foods these days. Thanks [...]

SNAP Double Up Food Bucks is a triple win2019-07-16T15:38:23-07:00
10 07, 2019

USDA takes away Summer EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) program


No summer break for hunger in Oregon July 10, 2019 - For thousands of Oregon families, when the school year ends, the challenge of making up for free or reduced-price school meals begins. With the loss of school meals, struggling families have to provide at least 10 additional meals per week per child. [...]

USDA takes away Summer EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) program2019-07-11T10:23:05-07:00
1 07, 2019

Oregon legislators complete 2019 session


Session not a blueprint for the future July 1, 2019 - The 2019 Oregon Legislative session ended on Sunday, June 30. With the return of the Senate Republicans on Saturday morning, legislators moved quickly, passing nearly one hundred bills before adjourning Sunday evening, a few hours before the constitutional deadline. We can safely say [...]

Oregon legislators complete 2019 session2019-07-11T11:32:53-07:00