This is the kind of news we love to hear. Legislation our policy team worked to pass last year in Kansas, Substitute for Senate Bill 95, has gone into effect. Now, people who apply for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Plan can submit telephonic voice signatures. This significantly improves the application process, especially those who live in rural areas or don’t have access to transportation, and for the Department of Children and Families.
Harvesters began taking applications over the phone today, a full year after the SNAP/TANF task force began this work.
Yes, policy change can take a while, but it’s worth it because it can make a huge difference for many people for many years to come. Thank you to everyone who contacted their legislators to help make it happen!
The Electronic Voice Signature option is currently available for SNAP applicants in Harvesters’ 16-county service area:
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