ERIC Number: ED241669
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
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Oversight on Administration's Budget Proposals for Child Nutrition Program. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session. Hearings held in Washington, D.C., on March 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 1983.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
The first witness in this hearing was the Assistant Secretary for Food and Consumer Services, Department of Agriculture, who presented the Reagan Administration's 1984 budget proposals for cuts in child nutrition programs. The proposals included changes in the school lunch program, a freeze on the funding level of the WIC program, elimination of the Nutrition Education and Training Program, stepped up income verification measures, and the consolidation of the School Breakfast Program, the Child Care Food Program, and the Summer Food Service Program into a block grant format. Testimony criticizing the administration's proposals and their effect on program participation and availability was given by representatives of State and local governments, professional associations, and private groups, and by individuals. (CMG)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.