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Budget Summary FY2017

25110105 - Emergency Food Assistance Program
Data Current as of:  8/9/2016





Account Description FY2016
Spending
FY2017
GAA
2511-0105 Emergency Food Assistance Program
For the purchase of supplemental foods for the emergency food assistance program within the Feeding America nationally-certified food bank system; provided, that the funds appropriated in this item shall reflect the Feeding America allocation formula in order to benefit the Commonwealth's 4 regional food banks; provided further, that the department may assess an administrative charge not to exceed 2 per cent of the total appropriation in this item; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for operating funds to distribute food for the Massachusetts emergency food assistance program; provided further, that not less than $30,000 shall be expended to the Spanish American Center, Inc. in the city of Leominster to purchase a delivery truck to transport hot and cold meals; provided further, that not less than $110,000 shall be expended for the operation of the Food for Free committee, Incorporated in the Cambridge Weekend Backpack Program; and provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for Food for the World Inc

17,160,000 17,665,000

Veto Explanation:   I am reducing this item to an amount consistent with my House 2 recommendation.