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PRESS RELEASE: COALITION CONDEMNS CONGRESSIONAL DECISIONS ON FOOD STAMPS AND UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sunday, February 9, 2014

Contacts: Harriet Applegate, 216-534-4640 / Greg Coleridge, 216-255-2184

COALITION CONDEMNS CONGRESSIONAL DECISIONS ON FOOD STAMPS AND UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Labor-Community Group Calls for Restoration of Food Stamp Cuts and Extension of Unemployment Insurance

Stop the Food Stamp Cuts - Akron Vigil

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Akron Vigil
Federal Building, Main and Market street, downtown Akron

Congress approved Food Stamp cuts of $5 billion effective November 1.

More cuts proposed: $39 billion over 10 years by U.S. House, $4.1 billion over the same period by U.S. Senate.

- 1 in 6 Ohio families don’t know where their next meal will come from.
- 47 million Americans depend on Food Stamps for basic survival.
- 1.8 million Ohioans live in poverty.

Stop the Food Stamp Cuts - Cleveland Vigil

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 4:00pm

STOP THE FOOD STAMP CUTS!
Rally and March
Tuesday, December 17
Public Square (NW Quadrant - by Tom Johnson statue)
Rally: 4:00 pm
March to follow around Public Square

Congress approved Food Stamp cuts of $5 billion effective November 1.

More cuts proposed: $39 billion over 10 years by U.S. House, $4.1 billion over the same period by U.S. Senate.

- 1 in 6 Ohio families don’t know where their next meal will come from.

STOP THE FOOD STAMP CUTS! Rally and March

STOP THE FOOD STAMP CUTS!
Rally and March
Tuesday, December 17
Public Square (NW Quadrant - by Tom Johnson statue)
Rally: 4:00 pm
March to follow around Public Square

Congress approved Food Stamp cuts of $5 billion effective November 1.

More cuts proposed: $39 billion over 10 years by U.S. House, $4.1 billion over the same period by U.S. Senate.

- 1 in 6 Ohio families don’t know where their next meal will come from.
- 47 million Americans depend on Food Stamps for basic survival.

STOP THE FOOD STAMP CUTS! Rally and March

STOP THE FOOD STAMP CUTS!
Rally and March
Tuesday, December 17
Public Square (NW Quadrant - by Tom Johnson statue)
Rally: 4:00 pm
March to follow around Public Square

Congress approved Food Stamp cuts of $5 billion effective November 1.

More cuts proposed: $39 billion over 10 years by U.S. House, $4.1 billion over the same period by U.S. Senate.

- 1 in 6 Ohio families don’t know where their next meal will come from.
- 47 million Americans depend on Food Stamps for basic survival.

Learn about public benefits in your state

Online resources about food stamps, Medicaid, SCHIP, TANF and childcare benefits, by state.

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