Rep. Doreen Carter seeks to boost nutrition in schools

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State Rep. Doreen Carter (D-Lithonia) recently introduced House Resolution 680, which would create the House Study Committee on School Nutrition Program Funding.

“It is our responsibility as lawmakers to ensure that we have a healthy, nutritious and effective nutrition program in place for Georgia students in order to foster positive educational environments,” said Rep. Carter. “To do this, I believe we need to review the current funding sources that are in place for our school nutrition program.”

The House Study Committee on School Nutrition Program Funding would study state and federal funding of school nutrition programs before the recession of 2007 to 2009, during said recession, and since the end of said recession. The study committee would also review the issues of funding levels, historical trends, participation in programs, local funding, and employee pay, as well as the reasons for not including school nutrition program workers in state benefit plans and to investigate alternate sources of school nutrition program funding. The committee would undertake a study of the conditions, needs, issues and problems mentioned above and recommend any action or legislation which the committee deems necessary or appropriate.

For more information on HR 680, please click here.

Representative Doreen Carter represents the citizens of District 92, which includes portions of Rockdale and DeKalb counties. She was elected to the House of Representatives in 2015 and currently serves on the Code Revision, Education, Industry & Labor, Small Business and Special Rules committees.

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Jerry Jackson Admin at REFORM DeKalb

    March 31, 2019 at 11:49 pm

    A Bill that we all can support. Thank You Rep Carter. …

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