Trump’s USDA is still pushing to take food benefits away from up to 700k—even in our COVID-19 health crisis.
In moments of need, government should be stepping up to help—not making things worse. Thankfully, in CA we’re doing just that—
Yesterday, Governor Newsom issued an executive order extending eligibility periods for safety net services—including CalFresh food benefits.
This waives eligibility re-determination for 90 days for: MediCal, CalFresh, CalWORKS and more.
Right now no one should be losing their safety net.
Originally posted on Twitter. Re-posted with permission.
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