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February 2018 Newsletter – Missouri Community Action Network

Missouri Community Action Network

Missouri CAN Network Connection – February 2018
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Legislative Update - Missouri CAN's Support of Bills

With the 2018 legislative session now well underway, Missouri CAN has submitted oral and written testimony on a number of bills critical to our work including:

  • HB 11/Appropriations for Health, Mental Health, and Social Services
  • HB 1625/Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Assistance Program
  • SB 615/Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

ADVOCACY – A voice for low-income Missourians

Advocacy Week: March 19-23 – Are You Ready to Raise Your Voice?
In lieu of the Annual Advocacy Day the Network traditionally holds at the State Capitol during each legislative session, Missouri CAN is encouraging agencies to conduct in-district events and meetings for state senators and representatives during the 2018 legislative spring break, which is scheduled for the week of March 19...

Check out Missouri CAN’s Virtual Advocacy Center for helpful hints on talking to your legislators.

NETWORK CAPACITY – Helping you help others

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Missouri CAN CAPACITY – Helping us help you

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At Missouri CAN, our mission is to advocate for low-income Missourians and strengthen the Community Action Network.
We envision a state where all people and communities thrive.

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