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DHSS secretary talks hunger-fighting campaign
By Tom Lehman

Updated Friday, December 27, 2013 - 8:12pm

Health and Social Services Secretary Rita Landgraf delivers the Governor's weekly address.
Delaware's Health and Social Services Secretary fills in to deliver Gov. Markell's weekly address.

Rita Landgraf highlighted a state campaign to fight hunger called "Share a Second Helping" in the weekly message.

"In my agency, the Department of Health and Social Services, we serve 156,000 Delawareans who receive Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program benefits," she said." In November, cuts by Congress reduced our SNAP budget by $16 million. Working with partners like the Food Bank, we are determined to close that gap and make sure that no one goes hungry."

VIDEO: Gov. Markell's weekly address featuring DHSS Secretary Rita Landgraf





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