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House Budget Cuts Funding for School Meals

The items being cut in the new House budget include an international school meals initiative called the McGovern-Dole Program. The House trimmed McGovern-Dole from about $209.5 million down to $100 million.

The effects of these cuts will be felt in developing countries. According to the World Food Program USA, "Approximately 2.5 million young children in school benefiting from McGovern-Dole would lose their daily school meal and with it, their chance for a better future."

Read the full article at Blogcritics Magazine.

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