Archive for Tag: Military Hunger Prevention Act

Governor signs Dancer resolution calling on Congress to feed hungry service members

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy signed a joint resolution Friday sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer that urges Congress to pass the Military Hunger Prevention Act to give service members access to nutritional assistance.  The U.S. government estimates as many as 23,000 active-duty U.S. troops receive food assistance through...

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Dancer resolution calls on Congress to feed hungry service members

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly today passed a joint resolution sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer urging Congress to pass the Military Hunger Prevention Act giving service members access to nutritional assistance.  The U.S. government estimates as many as 23,000 active-duty U.S. troops receive food assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition...

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Panel passes Dancer resolution combatting hunger in U.S. troops

TRENTON, N.J. – The government estimates as many as 23,000 active-duty U.S. troops receive food assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Countless more fail to qualify because they live off base and receive a housing allowance that is counted as income for SNAP eligibility. A joint resolution sponsored...

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