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California Moves to Repeal Maximum Family Grant Rule

State budget proposal includes funding to lend families living in deep poverty a helping hand (From Press Release) – After years of tireless work to see one of California’s most discriminatory laws repealed, today women and families across the state...
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Brown Cites Fable In Bid To Limit New Budget Spending

Gov. Jerry Brown’s revised California budget proposal Friday drew criticism from progressive policy advocates – even as they praised some of its changes to the state’s health care system. Chris Hoene with the California Budget & Policy Center strongly disagreed...
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C-store Advocates Take SNAP Concerns to House Committee

Retailers may no longer be able to accept foods stamps. WASHINGTON, D.C. — New eligibility standards proposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service for the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) could easily lead to...
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