Rep. Robert Aderholt: We're throwing schools a lifeline

Friday, May 30, 2014

Much has been said about the school lunch program provision within the Agriculture Appropriations funding legislation moving through Congress.

To hear the White House talk about it, the bill would roll back all nutrition standards within the National School Lunch Program.

This is simply not true. The fact is, the 10 lines in this bill merely provide a temporary, one-year waiver only for school districts that can prove a six-month operating loss.

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