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Trump’s Public Charge rule could cost Hawaiʻi tens of millions in revenue

The financial cost of the public charge rule is in addition to the harm done to the health and resilience of immigrant families.

Protecting SNAP benefits for Hawaii’s working families and seniors

A proposed Trump Administration rule change would threaten the elegibilty of working families and seniors to receive SNAP benefits and hurt our economy. Here's what you can do to help keep the administration's #HandsOffSNAP.

Farm bill protects SNAP, other critical nutrition programs

In a bipartisan agreement announced today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed (in a 369–47 vote) a farm bill agreement that supports the food security of nearly 170,000 Hawai‘i residents through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The bill passed both houses of Congress overwhelmingly and is now on its way to the President’s desk to be signed into law.

The bipartisan bill also includes provisions that invest in our island’s