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Foxx Statement on School Nutrition Announcement

Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement after the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the extension of school nutrition program waivers nationwide through the 2021-2022 academic year due to the COVID-19 pandemic:

“I appreciate today’s decision from the USDA for putting American students and their families first during these unprecedented times. While the pandemic is still ongoing, states, schools, and local providers should have the flexibility needed to provide students with access to nutritious meals while our country gets back on its feet.”

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