Archive for Tag: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Dunn Bill helping college students access food assistance wins unanimous support in committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Aura Dunn’s bill helping economically disadvantaged college students qualify for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program passed the Assembly Human Services Committee Monday. “These students are working hard to educate themselves and to build a better life for their future and they can’t be effective in...

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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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