Tag: student food security act

Al Lawson Continues to Push More SNAP Benefits for College Students

U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., continues to go to bat for the “Student Food Security Act” from U.S. Rep. Jahna Hayes, D-Ct., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. The bill, which was introduced in May, will “address...

Al Lawson Champions Expanding SNAP Benefits for College Students

The bill will “address food insecurity on college campuses by enabling more low-income college students to access the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and pushing the federal government, states, and colleges and universities to take a more proactive role in addressing student food insecurity.”