June 20, 2017
Editorial from The Plain Dealer: Ohio lawmakers should stand up for the hungry

"If federal budget cutbacks go into effect, poor children, seniors and adults can add hunger pangs to their list of woes. State and federal elected officials ought to be scrambling to change this grim picture. Food assistance is the right thing to do for people but also because hunger can drive up health costs and reduce academic achievement."

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June 13, 2017
Press Release: Trump Budget Would Shift Huge SNAP Costs to Ohio, Put Ohioans at Risk of Going Hungry

"Ohio's congressional delegation must reject any proposal that puts Ohioans - including children, seniors, and people with disabilities - at risk of not getting enough to eat," said Lisa Hamler-Fugitt, executive director of the Ohio Association of Foodbanks. The President's budget would force states to cover 10 percent of SNAP costs beginning in 2020, increasing to 25 percent in 2023 and beyond. 

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June 5, 2017
Former AmeriCorps VISTA members pens Letter to the Editor

"My experience as a VISTA was life-changing," writes Jessica May, "and I am appalled and disappointed that President Trump's budget proposes a complete elimination of AmeriCorps. I encourage our members of Congress to renew our country's investment in these longstanding, bipartisan programs."

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