Updated 10/1/21: All households that receive SNAP benefits will get an extra monthly payment through December to help them buy food during the pandemic.
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The Child Tax Credit (CTC) was expanded for 2021 to help people through the COVID-19 pandemic and address child poverty.
A recent state announcement about unactivated P-EBT cards highlights ongoing failures in Pandemic EBT benefit distribution.
Allegheny County Council is poised to approve $100 million in federal pandemic relief funds without any public input.
The state needs to do far better at getting P-EBT to families. Sign our letter of recommendations on how this system should work so children don’t go hungry.
Our executive director Ken Regal says the city’s planned use of federal American Rescue Plan dollars doesn’t contain much rescuing.
On July 10, Pittsburgh Food Policy Council provided additional testimony to City Council on their planned use of American Rescue Plan funds.
Sam Applefield of Pittsburgh Food Policy Council (PFPC) says the next city budget should include a Food Justice Fund.
It is now up to the Board to quickly authorize a paid sick days policy that protects everyone who works in the county.
Answers to frequently asked questions about the first two stimulus payments from the federal government to help people through the COVID-19 pandemic.