• Help for Kids Who Need It Most
    Jun 14, 2016  - More than 15 million children lack the healthy meals they need to grow and succeed—a troubling statistic with consequences that make it even more difficult for students to learn in school. That’s why House Republicans are working to strengthen child nutrition assistance with the Improving Child Nutr... More
  • What #StopTheBlock Would Really Stop
    Jun 9, 2016  - Providing healthy meals to kids in need shouldn’t be a partisan issue, but today on Capitol Hill, critics of the Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act (H.R. 5003) are using political theatrics to make it one. Many of these same groups have used doomsday scenarios and scare tactics to bash the ... More
  • A Bill That Delivers for School Nutrition Professionals
    Jun 6, 2016  - Helping children access healthy meals has long been a national priority. With that important goal in mind, Education and the Workforce Committee Republicans worked with numerous organizations—including those representing school leaders and school nutrition professionals—to develop a legislative prop... More
  • Additional Assistance—Without the Additional Cost
    May 24, 2016  - The Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act (H.R. 5003) takes a number of positive steps to help ensure all children have access to healthy meals. Introduced by Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee Chairman Todd Rokita (R-IN), the bill contains commonsense reforms th... More
  • Better Serving Students and Families
    May 18, 2016  - Since the passage of the National School Lunch Act in 1946, child nutrition programs have played a significant role in the lives of millions of vulnerable children and families. Helping all children receive nutritious meals has helped students learn and succeed in the classroom. However, in recent y... More
  • A Matter of Fact: Improving Child Nutrition
    May 3, 2016  - Helping children access nutritious meals has long been a national priority. That’s why House Republicans have introduced H.R. 5003, the Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016, to strengthen nutrition assistance for children, families, and taxpayers. Introduced by Early Childhood, Elemen... More