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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposed a new policy that would restrict states’ flexibility to provide vital nutrition support to people who struggle to feed themselves and their families. This latest attack on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) has the potential of eliminating access for 755,000 Americans to this vital anti-poverty program.
No person should have to choose between caring for themselves or a family member and keeping their job and income. Yet each year, millions are workers are forced to make that difficult choice. The United States is the only advanced economy that does not offer paid leave to its workers. Paid family and medical leave provides employees the necessary time to recover after illness or surgery, to take care of an ill family member, or to care for a newborn infant. Urge Congress to pass the FAMILY Act to provide paid family and medical leave for all workers in America.