COVID-19 STIMULUS PACKAGE
The next federal stimulus package to address COVID-19 impacts remains in negotiation. While Congress is presently in the traditional period of an August recess, originally scheduled to end September 7, lawmakers are aiming to reconcile differences. A temporary 15% increase in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits has been a continuing interfaith advocacy effort in this new round of COVID-19 legislation. Use the Action Alert to urge this and other considerations in the far-reaching package.