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The House issued a press statement on priorities for an interim emergency COVID-19 package. Included in that list was a “15 percent increase to the maximum SNAP benefit.


A letter signed by 136 house representatives, urged House and Senate leaders to prioritize anti-hunger efforts and strengthen SNAP in the next COVID-19 legislative relief package. No delegates from West Virginia have sign on to the letter

Members of the House

Rep. Carol Miller
Washington DC Office - 202-225-3452
Beckley Office - 304-250-6177
Huntington Office - 304-522-2201

Rep. Alex Mooney
Washington DC Office - 202-225-2711
Charleston Office - 304-925-5964
Martinsburg Office - 304-264-8810
Rep. David McKinley
Washington DC Office - 202-225-4172
Morgantown Office - 304-284-8506
Wheeling Office - 304-232-3801
Parkersburg Office - 304-422-5972


Senator Joe Manchin
Washington DC Office - 202-224-3954
Charleston Office - 304-342-5855

Eastern Panhandle Office - 304-264-4626

Fairmont Office - 304-368-0567


Senator Shelly Moore Capito
Washington DC Office - 202-224-6472
Charleston Office - 304-347-5372
Martinsburg Office - 304-262-9285
Morgantown Office - 304-292-2310

Beckley Office - 304-347-5372

Contact your Members of Congress (House and Senate) and urge them to support by putting SNAP among the priority programs for any COVID-19 package. 

For House members, ask them to sign the letter and for House all Senators, urge them to support SNAP in any future COVID-19 relief packages. Any COVID-19 economic recovery package must build on SNAP’s economic stimulus effects by:
Boosting SNAP maximum benefits by 15 percent
2. Increasing the minimum SNAP benefit from $16 to $30
3. Suspending all SNAP administrative rules that would terminate or weaken benefits
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