Calling All Advocates & Partners in Oklahoma’s Fight Against Hunger!
Pending Legislation (Associated Press)
Following is a list of some of the bills introduced during the 2013 legislative session that target federal assistance programs, like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as food stamps, and the Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF):
• House Bill 1909, by Shannon: Limits food stamp eligibility for able-bodied adults under age 50, without minor children, to those who work at least 20 hours per week. View the Regional Food Bank's position paper on HB 1909. View an overview of SNAP Facts & Benefits.
For a copy of the Regional Food Bank's position papers (includes sources and footnotes), please contact Torri Christian, our Advocacy & Public Policy Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 405-600-3129.
Advocate for Oklahoma's Hungry
It takes more than food to fight hunger. The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma is committed to advocating for programs and policies that guarantee adequate nutrition for all Oklahomans. Help us raise awareness about the reality of hunger in Oklahoma and advocate for legislation that addresses the many factors that contribute to food insecurity. Together, we can make a difference.
Become an Advocate for Oklahoma's Hungry
For more information, please contact Torri Christian at email@example.com or 405-600-3129.