Steve June 23, 2022
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“We cannot allow 95 million meals to be missed by kids this summer,” warned Congressional Progressive Caucus Chair Pramila Jayapal in the face of the Republicans’ obstruction., A House-approved bill to continue funding a free school lunch program for low-income families hit a roadblock Thursday after at least two Senate Republicans—including a lawmaker who objects to a Biden administration policy banning discrimination against LGBTQ+ students—moved to thwart the measure.”The USDA waivers provided essential flexibility for families to get food and to ensure schools can keep providing nutritious meals for children across the country.”In an overwhelmingly bipartisan 376-42,2022-06-23 21:24:00,Read More

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