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H.R.5504 Improving Nutrition for America's Children Act, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Sep 13, 2010 Referred to the Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Education and the Workforce

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Education and Labor - Select Education

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Budget

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  • 8% of users oppose H.R.5504

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    • American Dietetic Association

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    • International Dairy Foods Association

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    • American Heart Association

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    • Campaign to End Obesity

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    • Food Marketing Institute

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    • The American Legion Says TRICARE Must Cover TBI Therapy ... - January 03, 2011 by Pharmaceuticals News - Meatless school lunch options were supported in H.R. 5504, the House of. ThanksUSA Awards Scholarships to Military Families With the Help of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores. - ThanksUSA, a open-handed effort to mobilize ...

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      As noted by Pharmaceuticals News on January 03, 2011, "Meatless school lunch options were supported in H.R. 5504, the House of. ThanksUSA Awards Scholarships to Military Families With the Help of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores. - ThanksUSA, a open-handed effort to mobilize ..." (http://pharma.daoblogs.com/10787.html)
    • It's Time to Get Real: Meet the new 'Good Old (Boys) Party' - December 24, 2010 by It's Time to Get Real - ... proposed by other Republican members … ranging from Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers' (WA-05) H.R. 4247 – Keeping All Students Safe Act to Todd Russell Platts' (R-PA) H.R. 5504 Improving Nutrition for America's Children Act. ...

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      As noted by It's Time to Get Real on December 24, 2010, "... proposed by other Republican members … ranging from Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers' (WA-05) H.R. 4247 – Keeping All Students Safe Act to Todd Russell Platts' (R-PA) H.R. 5504 Improving Nutrition for America's Children Act. ..." (http://www.justiceandequityineducation.com/2010/12/meet-new-good-old-boys-party.html)
    • AARP Illinois Thanks House for Protecting People in Medicare ... - December 10, 2010 by Pharmaceuticals News - Meatless school lunch options were supported in H.R. 5504, the House of. Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Supports Goals of 2010 National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Week. - The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) today expressed its bear ...

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      As noted by Pharmaceuticals News on December 10, 2010, "Meatless school lunch options were supported in H.R. 5504, the House of. Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Supports Goals of 2010 National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Week. - The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) today expressed its bear ..." (http://pharma.daoblogs.com/8837.html)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Letters: On cuts to Social Security - August 19, 2010 by Houston Chronicle - ...Page B13). I am pleased that the House is on track to pass a strong child nutrition reauthorization bill this year, H.R.5504; America's hungry children are counting on it. The rate of child poverty in the U.S. was 19 percent in 2008. That is two to thre

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      As noted by Houston Chronicle on August 19, 2010, "...Page B13). I am pleased that the House is on track to pass a strong child nutrition reauthorization bill this year, H.R.5504; America's hungry children are counting on it. The rate of child poverty in the U.S. was 19 percent in 2008. That is two to thre" (http://feeds.chron.com/~r/houstonchronicle/edtoutlook/~3/luP3ezqkHv0/7160754.html)
    • The Side Dish: In Support of Chefs Supporting School Food Reform - July 07, 2010 by Daily Blender (blog) - ... mission as well by testifying before the House Education and Labor Committee on the proposed HR 5504, “Improving Nutrition for America's Children Act”. ...

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      As noted by Daily Blender (blog) on July 07, 2010, " ... mission as well by testifying before the House Education and Labor Committee on the proposed HR 5504, “Improving Nutrition for America's Children Act”. ... " (http://www.dailyblender.com/?p=4655)
    • Chef Tom Colicchio lobbies for better lunch - July 04, 2010 by CNN - ...Colicchio wears plenty of hats – chef, restaurateur, Top Chef judge, father of two, son of a lunch lady and now, advocate for H.R.5504, the Improving Nutrition for America’s Children Act. See his testimony before the House of Representatives and sta

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      As noted by CNN on July 04, 2010, "...Colicchio wears plenty of hats – chef, restaurateur, Top Chef judge, father of two, son of a lunch lady and now, advocate for H.R.5504, the Improving Nutrition for America’s Children Act. See his testimony before the House of Representatives and sta" (http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_politicalticker/~3/b1u3RMJi5rY/)
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