Update on H.R. 3738, the “Healthy Breakfasts Help Kids Learn Act of 2017”

2017-11-14 | School Nutrition Association

Since the “Healthy Breakfasts Help Kids Learn Act of 2017” was introduced on September 12, 2017, by Rep. James McGovern (D-MA-2), SNA has been urging other Members of Congress to support the bill. The bill provides 6 cents in commodity support for every breakfast served through the School Breakfast Program (SBP) and, thanks to the letters advocates have sent out to their representatives, the bill now has a total of 18 cosponsors!

Those cosponsors include: Representatives Rodney Davis (R-IL-13), Barbara Lee (D-CA-13), Peter Visclosky (D-IN-1), Peter Welch (D-VT-At Large), Donald Payne (D-NJ-10), Gene Green (D-TX-29), John Garamendi (D-CA-3), Tim Ryan (D-OH-13), Dwight Evans (D-PA-2), Gwen Moore (D-WI-4), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR-3), Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM-1), Sanford Bishop (D-GA-2), Ro Khanna (D-CA-17), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX-18), Chellie Pingree (D-ME-1) Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ-9) and Alan Lowenthal (D-CA-47). The more cosponsors a bill has, the more likely it is to get passed by Congress, so please continue to reach out to your Representatives and ask them for their support. If you see your Member of Congress’ name listed here, your action alert letter will go out as a letter thanking them for their support, so, regardless of your Representative’s stance, take action today!