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News stories from the past 60 days.

Mar 17, 2020 - Notice of proposed rule from USDA's Food and Nutrition Service that implements changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) regarding work requirements for able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs). The rule adds workforce partnerships as a way for SNAP participants to meet their work requirements and modifies work requirements for ABAWDs. Comments on the proposed rule are due by May 18, 2020.
Source: Federal Register
Mar 3, 2020 - The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is requesting that Senior Nutrition Programs send photos, videos, audio clips, or testimonials from seniors at program activities. ACL will be highlighting submissions during the month of March to honor the 1972 enactment of the National Senior Nutrition programs.
Source: Administration for Community Living

Last Updated: 3/17/2020