Lawmakers: Federal support needed to feed students
WASHINGTON, D.C. — United States Sens. Mazie K. Hirono and Brian Schatz, and U.S. Reps. Ed Case and Tulsi Gabbard, wrote to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, urging the USDA to provide additional resources for state agencies, school districts and nonprofits as they continue to serve meals to students in Hawai‘i and elsewhere during the coronavirus pandemic.
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If the lawmakers are that concerned about the students maybe they should work at getting the schools back open instead of opening up to the outside world. The students should have been the next priority in the slow opening, not the tourists/returning residents. Everyone I talk to says their kids are really hurting with this stay at home learning program.