House Passes Child Nutrition Bill; Obama Expected To Sign
On Thursday, the House voted 264-157 to pass the Senate-approved child nutrition reauthorization bill (S 3307), sending the legislation to President Obama, who is expected to sign it into law. The new legislation -- known as the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 -- also includes several food safety components.
- "Congress Approves Child Nutrition Bill" (Pear, New York Times, 12/2).
- "House Votes To Send Child Nutrition Bill to President Obama" (Anderson, Washington Post, 12/3).
- "House Approves Bill To Improve School Lunches" (Eisler, USA Today, 12/2).