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ZERO TO THREE Comments on Proposed SNAP Rule Change
ZERO TO THREE submitted public comments in response to a notice of proposed rulemaking that would rescind states' ability to elect to adopt broad-based categorical eligibility in SNAP.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) plays a critical role in addressing childhood hunger and food insecurity in communities across the country and is the first line of defense against hunger for the majority of low-income infants, toddlers, and their families. Rescinding states’ decision-making ability to reach those in need of assistance as proposed in this rule change would result in millions of low-income families who struggle to make ends meet falling off a financial cliff and force them into poverty.
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ZERO TO THREE SNAP BBCE Comments
We endorse the need to update the CACFP, and urge USDA to make the necessary changes to the proposed rule.
ZERO TO THREE's recommendations to the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities.
ZERO TO THREE priorities include maintaining local ability to use ESEA funds to support early childhood services and requiring data collection on how local educational agencies are using Title I fund…