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In conjunction with the town hall, the Lutheran Advocacy Ministry-New Mexico, the New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty, the South West Organizing Project (SWOP) and New Mexico Voices for Children are all urging their supporters to contact the governor's office to oppose the new SNAP rules. The action alert below was sent out by New Mexico Voices for Children, but all three other organizations are asking supporters to take take the same action.
Call the Governor Susana Martinez’s office before Friday, July 17, to Oppose Expanded Work Requirements for the SNAP Program in New Mexico
What You Might Say: “Please don’t require parents, kids under age 18 and adults over 50 do unpaid work to get SNAP benefits. New Mexico has the third highest rate of hunger in the country and we cannot afford policies that unnecessarily limit food assistance for our families.”
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|New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty|
In collaboration with our allies in the nonprofit and faith communities, we are organizing a campaign to ensure that the people are heard regarding these harsh and harmful rules.