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Third time not the charm for House rep's school lunch legislation

Published on May 19, 2017 under CommunityImpact

Rep. Helen Giddings, D-DeSoto, has tried three times to get the House to pass her bill that would stop school districts from identifying students without money in their school lunch accounts, and giving them a grace period to resolve an insufficient balance. And on Friday evening the conservative Freedom Caucus successfully struck it down again, taking the bill from a sure thing to a long shot within weeks. Rep. Diego Bernal, D-San Antonio, and Sen. Borris Miles, D-Houston, included Giddings’ bill in Senate Bill 725, which was originally filed to let school districts offer uneaten or donated food to a […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock

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