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Entries tagged with “budget” from No Kid Hungry blog
- Fasting for a Just Federal Budget [ No comments]
- April 12, 2011
Because I didn’t eat mine last Wednesday. Along with Share Our Strength’s executive director Billy Shore and dozens of other members of our No Kid Hungry team, I fasted as a form of protest with the proposed House budget that hits the poor hardest through cuts to critical parts of the safety net.
Tags: budget , government , school breakfast , schools
- Hungry for Justice [ No comments]
- March 29, 2011
“There are cuts that kill and cuts that don’t kill." Ritu Sharma, Executive Director of Women Thrive Worldwide, shared that sobering quote yesterday at the kick-off of the HungerFast campaign led by Ambassador Tony Hall of the Alliance to End Hunger and other hunger leaders. Ambassador Hall, Bread for the World President David Beckman, Sojourners President Jim Wallis, and Ms. Sharma, decided to fast in order to call attention to the dire impact that proposed budget cuts will have on programs on which low-income Americans depend.
Tags: budget , government , hunger
- Does Congress care about low-income Americans? [ No comments]
- February 24, 2011
Does Congress care about low-income Americans? Sounds like a silly thing to ask...but it’s an interesting question to consider given the cuts from the first bill to pass the House of Representatives in the 112th Congress.
Tags: budget , government , state partnerships
- Bill Shore: Statement on Federal Budget Cuts [ No comments]
- February 16, 2011
On Monday, President Obama released his much anticipated 2012 federal budget proposal. Most notable for those of us in the anti-hunger community, and weary of budget cuts that could potentially impact critical child nutrition programs, is that these programs will actually retain their current level of funding, with $7.9 billion for discretionary nutrition program support.
Tags: budget , food stamps , Obama , SNAP , white house , WIC