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CFPA Legislation Heading to Assembly Committee

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3.1.2011 AB 6 (Fuentes) The CalFresh Act of 2011 and AB 69 (Beall) Increasing Senior CalFresh Participation are on their way to the Assembly Human Services Committee. Both bills are likely to be heard on April 5th and need your support!

Please address letters of support for AB6 and AB 69 to Assemblymember Jim Beall Human Services Committee Chair. The hearing date is fast approaching, so we are asking that letters be faxed to 916-319-2124 by Tuesday, March 29th. Below is a sample letter that we hope will help groups write their letters of support, please CC CFPA or send us a copy via fax to 510-433-1131.

AB 6: Sample Support Letter doc

AB 69: Sample Support Letter doc

More information about AB 6 and AB 69 can be found on the Legislative Agenda Page.

Please feel free to let us know if you have any questions!

AB 6 Contact: Alexis Fernandez at 510-433-1122 x111 or

AB 69 Contact: Kerry Birnbach at 510-433-1122 x 110 or