Lisa Davis is the Senior Vice President of Government Relations at Feeding America.
Blog Post List
October 8, 2013
Congress has failed to pass a continuing resolution (CR) funding the government. While critical nutrition assistance programs like SNAP, WIC and school meals are expected to have the resources to continue providing benefits through October, should the government shutdown continue into November, millions of vulnerable low-income families, seniors, and children would be at risk of losing this critical food assistance: SNAP – SNAP has statutory authority to pay October benefits. This authority comes from ARRA, through which Congress provided “such sums as are necessary” to fund the temporary...