Legislation

We all can play a role in ensuring no one goes hungry during the coronavirus crisis — including our lawmakers, from governors to Members of Congress.

The HEROES Act was introduced by the House on May 12, 2020 and was passed by the House on May 15, 2020.

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The CARES Act was signed into law on March 27, 2020. The Act is important to shielding our communities from some of the harshest impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic — but it is not be enough to meet the increased need for food assistance.

Read Feeding America’s press statement to learn more:

 
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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act was signed into law on March 18, 2020. Providing $1 billion in nutrition assistance through key federal food programs, the Act is an important first step toward ensuring people already and newly at risk of going hungry have enough to eat.

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In upcoming COVID-19 relief legislation, Congress and the administration have the opportunity to continue to ensure no family gets left behind during these difficult times.
 

 
General

Increase SNAP Benefits by 15 percent