I had the opportunity to sit down & eat lunch with some students at Castle Hills Elementary School, & then met with the Sec. of Agriculture @SecretarySonny, TX Ag Commissioner Sid Miller with @TexasDeptofAg, & Bill Ludwig with @USDA to discuss a new school lunch program. #TX21 https://t.co/l2cjlzApwM
Nutritious school meals enable students to stay healthy and focused in the classroom.
The President’s decision to rollback @MichelleObama's meal standards damages the progress we've made towards improving school nutrition & reveals his disregard for the health of our students. https://t.co/AcGmJxOIjJ
Republicans feel the new rule will help reduce wasteful spending and welfare fraud. It is clamed the 500,000 kids that will be impacted in the free lunch program will still qualify, they will just need to apply separately from the SNAP project. source
Oppose the revision because it is estimated to take 500,000 kids off free lunch programs in the 2020/2021 school year. source