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Posted inPolitics

Showdown on food stamps looms in Congress

WASHINGTON – Unless there’s a last-minute deal, there will be a huge showdown in Congress next week over the future of  food stamps, a federal program that helps feed about 400,000 individuals and families in Connecticut. House conservatives — and President Donald Trump — want to add new work requirements to the program, but there’s resistance in the Senate to that idea.

Posted inEducation, Politics

Op-Ed: Don’t include chocolate milk in school lunch sodium bill

I am writing in regard to the recent House Bill No. 5566 that proposes to prohibit added sodium in drinks offered in Connecticut Schools. Chocolate milk will be eliminated from all Connecticut schools menus because there is no chocolate milk formulation in place without added sodium. As president of the Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, […]

Posted inCT Viewpoints

Op-Ed: Don’t include chocolate milk in school lunch sodium bill

I am writing in regard to the recent House Bill No. 5566 that proposes to prohibit added sodium in drinks offered in Connecticut Schools. Chocolate milk will be eliminated from all Connecticut schools menus because there is no chocolate milk formulation in place without added sodium. As president of the Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, […]