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Tell your legislators “Don’t pay for Child Nutrition with cuts to Food Stamps!” The House adjourned without acting on child nutrition reauthorization.  It is likely they will take up CNR in the Lame Duck session after the elections.  The time between now and November 15 is critical to ensuring passage of a good child nutrition […]

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Is the DPW the new DMV?

Is the DPW the new DMV?

For years, Just Harvest has been helping Allegheny County residents overcome the obstacles they encounter when applying for public benefits at the County Assistance Offices. Despite our continued efforts to raise these systematic problems as a public concern, very little has been done by the state’s Department of Public Welfare to address these chronic issues. […]

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House votes down farm bill!

Our voices were heard! Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted down a version of the Farm Bill that would have cut food stamps by $20 billion over the next ten years. The bill also would have included a whole set of new barriers to food stamp access, from work requirements on many recipients to blanket drug […]

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ACTION ALERT: Stand Up for Poor Pennsylvanians – Tell Gov. Corbett to Drop the Food Stamp Asset Test!

  UPDATE: Although the asset limits have been raised, it does not change the immediate and negative impact that this policy’s implementation will have upon needy Pennsylvanians and taxpayers in a cash-strapped state!  Please read on for updated info, and sign the petition to stop the asset test at Change.org! Just Harvest and anti-hunger advocates […]

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