February Meeting – Legislative Action

Witnesses to Hunger met at Wilson Library on February 25th at 12:00 p.m. for our monthly meeting . We started the meeting off recognizing that we are 1 year old! Many of the members at the first meeting are still participating and we have many new members. This months meeting had over 50 members present.

We formally approved our Vision Statement, Mission Statement, and Values. They are posted on the Who we are page.

The focus of the meeting was reviewing current bills up for consideration at the State Legislative that have the potential to positively or negatively impact the lives of members . Witnesses to Hunger will track these bills and advocate for thier passage.

  • AN ACT CONCERNING SEMI-MONTHLY TRANSFERS OF SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION BENEFITS
  • AN ACT CONCERNING PAID FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE
  • AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A STATE-WIDE FOOD ACTION PLAN
  • AN ACT LIMITING RENT INCREASES IN CERTAIN MULTIFAMILY DWELLINGS

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