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The Problem of School Lunch Debt

December 18, 2023 by Rachel Danner Access to Justice Education Family Food Security Health

Senate Democrats have recently introduced a new bill directing the Secretary of Agriculture to “cancel and eliminate all debts” associated with school breakfast and lunch programs.[1] The Act, titled the “School Lunch Debt Cancellation Act of 2023…

A Snapshot of the Pandemic-Era SNAP Program and the Upcoming 2023 Farm Bill

April 27, 2023 by Rosalie A. Peng Food Security

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) serves more than 5.4 million American households annually.[1] The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) implements SNAP in cooperation with state social service agencies to reduce food insecurity. Eligible…