Gillibrand Announces Legislation to Expand Food Assistance for Children

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has introduced new legislation which would expand the current SNAP food assistance program for children. Gillibrand says the bill, known as the SNAP for KIDS Act, comes on the heels of the recent announcement by Congressional Republicans that they are planning to take away food assistance from low-income families who rely on the program...

Kirsten Gillibrand: GOP plan would increase hunger

Gillibrand says the bill would increase food assistance children ages 5-17 by 27%...

Kirsten Gillibrand: increase assistance for kids

Gillibrand, who made her comments during a conference call Tuesday afternoon with statewide media, including WDOE News, says she'll push to include the new legislation in the upcoming Farm Bill.

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