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New push for state-funded health care

Daily News, March 23, 2014
Protesters call on Senate co-leader Jeff Klein and Gov. Cuomo to do the right thing and give workers a real minimum wage hike, January 16, 2014
Children, Seniors Straining NY Food Pantry Resources, January 13, 2014
Dems want to speed up minimum wage increases, January 7, 2014
Advocates gather for ‘People’s State of State’

CBS 6, January 7, 2014
Protestors gather ahead of State of the State, January 7, 2014
People’s ‘State of the State’ 2014

Capital Confidential Blog, January 7, 2014
A shivering People’s State of the State

Politics on the Hudson, January 7, 2014
The People’s State of the State held outside the Capitol

Capitol Tonight. January 7, 2014
Outlining People’s State of the State

Time Warner News, January 7, 2014
People’s State of the State

Democrat and Chronicle, January, 7, 2014
The People’s State of the State held outside the Capitol

Troy Record, January, 7, 2014
Income disparity biggest issue at 24th annual People’s State of the State, December 31, 2013
Minimum Wage Hike Not Enough, Says Assembly Speaker, December 27, 2013
New York minimum wage hike Jan. 1; tip-based workers still on sidelines, N.Y. minimum will be $8; 12 other states also up, December 26, 2013
New York’s minimum wage rising to $8 an hour , December 20, 2013

New York’s Food Pantries Strained by Federal Cuts, Deecmber 19, 2013
Groups Applaud Governor Cuomo For Signing Important Local Food Bill

NY Amsterdam News, December 19, 2013
Benefit addresses the need to make hunger a human right, December 18, 2013
Let Them Hear the Rumble! Invest in People, Not War, December 17, 2013
Food stamp cuts hurting poor and low-income workers in Syracuse, New York, December 16, 2013
Hunger Groups Ask Senator To Block Food Stamp Cuts, December 12, 2013
Ready to Rip

DCMediaGroup, December 10, 2013
Social Justice Groups Demand Congress Slash Military Budget, Spend Money on People, Peace, Planet

The Record, December 2, 2013
Hike minimum wage for food industry tip workers, December 2, 2013
Fast Food Wage Strikes Planned For This Week, December 2, 2013
Anti-hunger plan delivered to state leaders

Times Union, November 27, 2013
Advocates want larger portion to fight hunger

Oneida Daily Dispatch, November 26, 2013
New York, businesses partner to help feed hungry residents, November 26, 2013
New Yorkers Unite Against Hunger

Associated Press, Daily Journal, November 25, 2013
NY makes additional grants amid food stamp cut; advocates urge statewide anti-hunger plan

Associated Press,, November 25, 2013
NY making $4.5M more grants for food banks

City Limits, November 14, 2013
Call for A Wage-Theft Crackdown, November 8, 2013
Governor Cuomo encourages New Yorkers to give to local food banks and help neighbors in need

Democrat & Chronicle, November 2, 2013
Food banks expect increased demand, November 1, 2013

Food Stamp Cuts Starting Friday Will Leave 47 Million Families Hungrier

Democrat & Chronicle, October 30, 2013
Food stamp cuts to begin; Congress weighs deeper reduction

Watertown Daily Times, October 15, 2013
Report concludes NYS Council on Food Policy needs more support

Associated Press,, October 14, 2013
Groups seek changes in NY policy as hunger grows

Oneida Daily Dispatch, October 12, 2013
Advocates pushing for change in NYS Food Policy Council, October 11, 2013
AARP & Hunger Action Network Offer Food Policy & SNAP Recommendations

The Evengelist, october 10, 2013
Delmar parish sponsors anti-hunger effort, October 10, 2013
NYS Food Policy Council Gets Poor ‘Report Card’, October 4, 2013
Federal Shutdown Could Impact Housing, Health and Hunger in the City, October 1, 2013
Farm Bill Expiration Worries New York’s Farmers, September 20, 2013
House Bill Snips SNAP, September 20, 2013
Nearly 1 in 4 NY households can’t afford food, September 19, 2013
Advocates Speak Out About SNAP

Gannett Washington Bureau, September 18, 2013
House Republicans Planning Cut to Food Aid

DC Gannett News, September 17, 2013
House Republicans Planning Cut to Food Aid, September 5, 2013
The Anti Hunger-Industrial Complex, September 3, 2013
CATO Report “The Work Versus Welfare Trade Off”

The Record, August 29, 2013
Pulse of The People: Demand real change from Congress

Nutrition Intervention, July 19, 2013
Summary: Mayoral Candidate Forum on the Future of Food in New York City, July 19, 2013
Pizza, Pastrami, and School Lunches: NYC’s Mayoral Candidates Talk Food Policy

Daily News, July 17, 2013
Anthony Weiner: Health Insurance Goes A Longer Way Toward Wellness Than Sugary Soda Ban

The Wall Street Journal, July 17, 2013
Food for Thought at Food-Policy Forum: Mayoral Candidates Are Asked Views on Bloomberg Initiatives

NY1, July 17, 2013
Mayoral Candidates Talk City Food Subjects In Forum, June 26, 2013
Buying Soda With SNAP: To Ban or Not to Ban?, June 25, 2013
Time To Split Food Stamps From Farm Bill?, June 21, 2013
Mixed Reaction from Farm and Food Advocates to Farm Bill Failure

Long Island News, June 20, 2013
Groups Hail Passage of Local Food Bill, Encourage Governor To Sign, June 20, 2013
Mayors Push to Ban Soda Purchases With Food Stamps, June 12, 2013
Groups Hail Senate Passage of Local Food Bill, Encourage Assembly Action

Times Union, June 6, 2013
Capital Region Gives: A week using food stamps proves eating isn’t a SNAP

WAMC, May 31, 2013
Tax-Free NY Not For Everyone

The Buffalo News, May 26, 2013
Soup kitchens evolve into centers for family-friendly services

Legislative Gazette, May 21, 2013
10,000 signatures for universal health care

WAMC, May 7, 2013
Food Stamps A Concern As Farm Bill Nears Senate

WBAI City Watch, May 6, 2013
Host Mark Dunlea interviews Katie Robbins on Single Payer Health Insurance reform

Gotham Gazette, May 5, 2013
When A Paycheck Is Worth Nothing

WAMC, April 29, 2013
Hunger Advocates Back Minimum Wage Hike For Tip Workers

WAMC, March 28, 2013
NY’s New Minimum Wage: You’ll Pay For It

WAMC, March 27, 2013
Activists: New NY Minimum Wage Not Enough

Metroland, March 21, 2013
Raising the Bottom Line

NY Post, March 21, 2013
Tentative NY budget includes minimum wage increase, more school funding and tax rebates

Capital Confidential, March 19, 2013
Gianaris questions ‘half a loaf’ minimum wage (update)

WHEC TV, March 17, 2013
Conference discusses impact of minimum wage increase, March 14, 2013
Budget on fast track, March 6, 2013
Editorial: New York must raise minimum wage

Legislative Gazette, March 4, 2013
‘People’s budget hearing’ gives voice to low-wage workers and students

WAMC, March 1, 2013
New Food Hardship Data Impacts NY

Times Union, February 28, 2013
Goal is on-time budget – coverage of February 27 Lobby Day

Legislative Gazette, January 9, 2013
Coalition stages ‘People’s State of the State’ to press for minimum wage, progressive taxes

Capital Confidential, January 8, 2013
Alterna-SOS unveils ‘People’s Litmus Test’

Times Union, January 8, 2013
Albany rally outlines 12 demands

Politics on the Hudson, January 8, 2013
In ‘People’s State of the State,’ Groups Deliver Own Litmus Test

WAMC, January 7, 2013
Hunger Action Network of New York State

North Country Public Radio, January 1, 2013
Food pantries reluctantly play larger role in feeding hungry

The Post-Standard, December, 31, 2012
Need for food grows as donations, aid decline

The Saratogian, December 30, 2012
Local food pantries feeling the pinch: Demand driving greater need for donations (w/video)

Examiner, December 29, 2012
New York food pantries see increased need, less resources in 2012

Politics on the Hudson, December 28, 2012
Report: 20% Of People At Soup Kitchens Are Senior Citizens

WMHT, December 28, 2012
Food pantries say hunger is growing

Capitol Confidential, November 19, 2012
Minimum Wage Supporters Push On, Session or Not

WSJ, November, 19, 2012
Hunger advocates push for NY minimum wage increase

WNYT, November, 19, 2012
Demand for Minimum Wage Increase in New York

Politics on the Hudson, November 19, 2012
Anti-Hunger Groups Want Minimum Wage Increase in Special Session

Times Union, November, 18, 2012
Give Workers the Just Wages They Deserve

Gotham Gazette, August 29, 2012
Cuomo Should Use Labor Day to Raise Minimum Wage

Legislative Gazette, June 25, 2012
Senate bill would restrict where welfare recipients can spend public assistance

Times Union, June 17, 2012
Tough sell on food stamp cuts

SI Live, June 14, 2012

Staten Island Hunger Task Force taking steps to combat the growing crisis

Huff Post, June 6, 2012
The Farm Bill Should Protect Hungry Kids, Not Subsidies for Insurance Companies

Legislative Gazette, January 3, 2012

People’s State of the State calls for living wage, universal health care

Your News Now, January , 2012
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