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How to submit letters:

This year, the Assembly and Senate Human Services Committees will be taking position letters electronically via the new Advocates Portal. You will need to create an account the first time you submit a letter through the portal, and then you will be able to use that account for subsequent letters. 

For any questions, please reach out to Becky Gershon, Advocacy Manager (becky@cafoodbanks.org

 

Bill

Summary

Sponsor(s)

CAFB
Position

Status

AB 614 (Eggman, Salas) 

Expand the Farm to Food Bank Tax Credit to include foods other than fresh fruits and vegetables, such as rice, beans, eggs, dairy, and nuts grown or produced in California.

CAFB

Sponsor

Introduced

SB 285 (Wiener, Dodd, Wicks)

Ensure all eligible Californians have efficient, equitable access to CalFresh by phone, online, and in person through dignified means and within an integrated safety net that supports health and well-being. Factsheet.

CAFB, CFPA, SF-Marin Food Bank

Sponsor

Introduced

AB 534 (Mayes, Aguiar-Curry, Arambula)

Plan for a California with no hunger by establishing a multi-departmental task force.

CAFB

Sponsor

Introduced

AB 494 (Berman)

Simplify CalFresh applications for people with high housing costs. 

CAFB, WCLP, CCWRO

Sponsor

Introduced

SB 268 (Wiener, Beall)

Repeal the asset-test in the CalWORKS program.

WCLP

Support

Introduced

AB 1022 (Wicks)

Remove harm of the federal 3-month CalFresh time limit and related work requirements.

CAFB, WCLP, Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano, Alameda County Community Food Bank

Sponsor

Introduced

AB 1377 (Wicks)

Connect children and their families participating in free or reduced price meals at schools to CalFresh.

CAFB, CWDA

Sponsor

Introduced

AB 1434 (Kalra)

Reinstate the SSP Cost of Living Adjustment and increase benefits to above 100% of Federal Poverty Level.

CAFB, WCLP, CA4SSI

Support

Introduced

AB 942 (Weber)

Expand the CalFresh Restaurant Meals Program across the state.

WCLP

Support

Introduced

         
         
         
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