legislation and regulation

Operations

Virginia Senators approve universal free school meals bill

Also in this week’s K-12 legislative update: A Kansas bill would prevent the state from participating in Summer EBT and Ohio lawmakers tackle lunch shaming.

Operations

Kentucky bill would provide meal reimbursement to low-income schools who source local food

Also in this week’s K-12 legislative update: Connecticut and Michigan attempt to extend free school meal access in their respective states.

Also in this week’s K-12 legislative update: a federal bill aims to beef up cybersecurity in the agriculture and food sectors and a New York lawmaker renews push for universal free school meals.

Also in this week’s K-12 legislative update: States continue to take steps toward implementing universal free school meals for all.

Also in this week’s K-12 legislative update: Delaware’s lunch shaming bill advances and state lawmakers vote on bills that would expand free school meal access.

Also in this week’s K-12 legislative update: Washington state introduces another universal free meals bill and Kentucky school nutrition workers could see a pay raise thanks to the governor’s state budget proposal.

The organization also advocated for no additional restrictions to the USDA’s school nutrition standards and to raise federal meal reimbursements.

Also in this week’s legislative update: A bill introduced in New York aims to help schools as they continue to deal with a milk carton shortage.

Also in this week’s legislative update: A federal bill would help summer meal sites with rising costs and Delaware introduces a lunch shaming bill.

Sen. Debbie Stabenow, (D-Mich.), chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, rejected Sen. Roger Marshall’s (R-Kan.) request to have the bill pass by unanimous consent.

  • Page 2