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July 2018 Newsletter – Missouri Community Action Network

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Missouri CAN Network Connection – July 2018
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ADVOCACY – A voice for low-income Missourians

The Federal Farm Bill and the Future of SNAP
Debate on the federal Farm Bill is currently underway in the United States Congress. In mid-June, the House version of the bill passed by a narrow margin of just two votes, and on June 28, the Senate passed their own version of the bill by a vote of 86-11.  The Senate version of the bill is a significant improvement from the House bill – see newsletter on how the Senate bill affirms that SNAP is one of our nation’s most powerful and effective poverty-reduction programs, and it builds on the strong history of SNAP by dedicating more funding for states to try innovative solutions to help SNAP participants get and keep a job.

See Save and Strengthen SNAP to learn more about the Farm Bill and for updates and action alerts hosted by Empower Missouri

NETWORK CAPACITY – Helping you help others

Featured Items (see newsletter for details)

  • Missouri CAN Training and Technical Assistance Survey
  • MIS Update and Upcoming Administrator Team Training

MISSOURI CAN CAPACITY – Helping us help you

  • MCAN’s Recent Agency Visits
  • New Contact Information for Missouri CAN Membership
  • Upcoming Events

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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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