SNA has released its2019 Position Paper, calling on Congress and the Administration to bolster school meal programs and minimize regulatory burdens. The paper outlines the Association’s legislative priorities in advance of the 47thannualLegislative Action Conferencenext month in Washington, D.C.
In apress release, SNA President Gay Anderson, SNS commented, “School meals contribute to the health and academic achievement of nearly 30 million students each school day. To ensure all students can benefit from healthy school lunches and breakfasts, Congress and USDA must support efforts to increase student participation in school meals and streamline overly complex regulations that hinder program efficiencies."
Visitwww.SchoolNutrition.org/PositionPaperto read the Position Paper, which includes links to fact sheets providing additional details about each request. SNA’sLAC Resources pagecontains sample talking points, tweets and other resources to assist members in discussing 2019 Position Paper with their congressional representatives and to help LAC attendees to prepare for the Charge to the Hill on February 26.