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Published October 05, 2010, 10:52 AM

Child nutrition program bill will be addressed following election

WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives failed to reauthorize the child nutrition programs with a big increase in funding for school lunch programs before leaving for a recess, but a key House Democratic aide said Sept. 29 that House leadership “will push hard for a vote in the lame duck” session after the election and a spokesman for Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack also said the Obama administration would push Congress to finish the bill.

By: Jerry Hagstrom, Special to Agweek

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