Act Now: House of Representatives Voting to Cut SNAP TODAY
Update: House votes 217 to 210 to Cut $40 Billion from SNAP
It’s been a busy week in Congress and I know you’ve heard a lot from us, but this is urgent. We need you to raise your voice once more.
Today, the House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 3102, a bill that would cut SNAP (formerly food stamps) by nearly $40 billion. This vote will be incredibly close, and we understand that many members are still on the fence. Your voice is urgently needed to defeat this bill!
Tell your representative to vote “no” on H.R. 3102. If enacted, this bill would mean that:
- Nearly 4 million people would be kicked off of SNAP.
- Churches and charities would have to nearly double their current food assistance over the next 10 years to handle the increase in need.
On Nov. 1, all SNAP households will see their monthly benefits reduced whether this proposal passes or fails. Now is not the time to cut SNAP.
Call 800-326-4941 to be connected to the Capitol switchboard and tell your representative to vote against H.R. 3102.
Thank you for using your voice to help end hunger in this country.Eric Mitchell is Bread for the World's director of government relations.
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