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NY Times Article Highlights Crucial Hardships Faced by New York Poor
By Rasna Sethi
NY Times economic reporter Catherine Rampell discusses affordability among New York’s richest and poorest residents, and the vast disparities that exists between the two demographics, in a recent New York Times Magazine article.
President’s Budget Calls for Fixing Hunger Cliff Advocates Thank Obama For Keeping Promise to Restore Nutrition Benefits
In Contrast, House Proposal Would Further Increase Hunger and Cost Jobs
President Barack Obama’s annual budget proposal (for Fiscal Year 2014)l, released today, calls for fixing a provision under which all current recipients of federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits are scheduled to have their benefits reduced on November 1, 2013.
This month, 48 hunger-fighter’s begin a year-long term of service as an Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps volunteer. They join the largest class of hunger volunteers in the programs’ history with 114 individuals in the incoming class.