Nutrition

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October 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday announced that it was extending authorization for all schools to offer free meals for students through the 2020-21 school year. The move is intended to allow districts the flexibility in offering either in-person or off-site meal programs for students as the country continues to recover from the impacts of COVID-19.  

May 19, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Roger Marshall (R-KS)  joined Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (R-IN), Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) to announce the introduction of H.R. 6774, the Medically Tailored Home-Delivered Meals Demonstration Pilot Act of 2020, a new bill that would establish a Medicare pilot program to address the critical link between diet, chronic illness, and senior health.

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Childcare Resources: HHS's Administration for Children and Families has created ChildCare.Gov as a resource to connect parents with child care providers in their state and help emergency workers connect with resources to pay for childcare during the pandemic. 

December 6, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., introduced with Reps. Jim Costa (D-CA), David Rouzer (R-NC), Sanford Bishop (D-OH), and Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), a resolution commending the federal Food for Peace program for its impact on global hunger relief efforts and urging for further funding for the program. Following the introduction, Congressman Marshall issued the following statement:
December 4, 2019 Press Release
The USDA announced today its final rule to prevent the use of valuable nutrition resources on those that can and should be participating in the workforce. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) was created as temporary resource for those most in need. Today’s rule ensures that the resources remain in place for families, children and the elderly that have fallen on hard times and truly need the help.
March 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC —This week, Congressman Roger Marshall and Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) introduced a bipartisan bill to help food insecure college students. The Campus Hunger Reduction Act of 2019 makes institutions of higher education eligible for the Community Food Projects grant program, a grant through the US Department of Agriculture that helps nonprofits and public agencies address hunger through food distribution, outreach, increased self-reliance, and more. 

March 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C.- Congressmen Roger Marshall, Tim Ryan (D-OH), and A. Donald McEachin (D-VA) introduced bipartisan legislation to incentivize food service providers such as grocers, retailers, and nonprofits to help end food deserts.

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