Commentary: States and School Districts Need More Flexibility for Child Nutrition

School Lunch

It is essential that federal control over public education be limited. Our policies should empower states and local school districts to have the ability to make menu planning, food procurement, and contract decisions for their meal programs.

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Bowling Green Schools Among Those Cheering Efforts To Make School Lunches Great Again

  Gone are the rigid regulations for school lunches championed by former first lady Michelle Obama. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has other ideas in his quest to “Make School Meals Great Again,” as touted in a May 1¬†news release. “This announcement is the result of years of feedback…

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Agriculture Secretary Says Trump Won’t Focus On Deporting Illegal Farm Workers

President Donald Trump will not focus on deporting farm workers, even if they are illegal, according to the new Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Agriculture groups have expressed concern that Trump’s immigration policies could cause food prices to rise and threaten the stability of farms. Perdue, who took office Tuesday, suggested…

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Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue Among Evangelicals In Trump Administration

Tennessee Star

  President Trump swept into office with a broad base of evangelical support and he has made sure that evangelicals find positions in his administration. Among them is former Republican governor of Georgia Sonny Perdue, who was sworn in as secretary of agriculture on Tuesday. A veterinarian by training, Perdue…

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