USDA reports progress on child hunger, but still a long way to go to eradicate food insecurity for all Mainers and all Americans
Congress is currently deliberating over reauthorization of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, which is crucial to protect school kids in Maine where the child food insecurity rate is the highest in New England.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack issued an encouraging update on October 26th about implementation of the bipartisan law passed in 2010.
‘The numbers released today . . . [reflect] the commitment by thousands of … Read the rest