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Help Stop the Government from Recycling Totally Bogus Ideas!

It’s beginning to feel a lot like…1981? With the federal tax bill’s passage, Congressional leaders will turn their attention to cutting or changing programs that help Americans weather life storms, like food stamps and Medicaid, in 2018. One of the possible options may be “block grants,” which was first introduced 36 years ago. Who wants old, […]

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Prevent Food Assistance Cuts in the House Budget

Help stop massive cuts of $400-$500 billion to programs, such as food stamps, that help Americans access the fuel they need to thrive! The U.S. House Budget Committee is convening to draft its budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2018. Numerous sources substantiate that the House is seeking to make these cuts in order to offset the costs of tax […]

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WANTED: Stories & ideas for National Commission on Hunger

We have the opportunity to share Colorado’s perspective on a national platform—and we want to include your voice. The National Commission on Hunger is a congressionally appointed, bipartisan commission to provide policy recommendations to Congress and the USDA, as well as to provide innovative solutions that encourage public-private partnerships, faith-based sector engagement and community initiatives. […]

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No holiday break for struggling Colorado families—and what’s at stake for kids in 2015

The holiday season is often portrayed as “merry and bright,” but for many Colorado families that’s not the case. When living paycheck to paycheck, a holiday break for families with school-age children leads to additional stress and tough choices like: Do I pay our rent and bills or buy groceries? It’s estimated that about one […]

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