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Nutrition Action Alert

August 8, 2012

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CFPA Legislative Update
Save-the-Date: Capitol Hearing
on Senior Hunger

CFPA Legislative Update

On Monday, August 7 AB 1560 (Fuentes) Food for Health, AB 1594 (Eng) Improving Charter School Nutrition, and AB 1872 (Alejo) Improving Child Care Nutrition were sent to the Senate Appropriations Committee suspense file. CFPA and the author’s offices will work with Committee staff to alleviate associated costs and improve the likelihood that these bills will continue to the Senate floor. The Committee will announce which bills come out of suspense on Thursday, August 16. CFPA will continue to keep you up to date on the status of these bills and provide more information regarding next steps as soon as it’s available.

Learn more about AB 1560. link
Questions? Contact Kerry at 510.433.1122 x110

Learn more about AB 1594. link
Questions? Contact Alexis at 510.433.1122 x111

Learn more about AB 1872. link
Questions? Contact Ellen at 510.301.0824 or Elyse at 619.501.8248


Save-the-Date: Capitol Hearing on Senior Hunger

On Tuesday, August 14 at 1:30pm the Senate Human Services Committee, chaired by Senator Liu, and a number of statewide anti-hunger advocates are hosting an informational hearing on the topic of hunger among California’s senior population. The hearing will cover the scope of the problem, potential solutions, current strategies underway, and potential policy efforts to address this issue.

For more information take a look at the event flyer. PDF

The informational hearing is one in a series of events that are part of Senator Liu's Road to Resilience Tour : Overcoming Hunger and Homelessness.

Learn more about the tour events. link

Questions? Contact Kerry at 510.433.1122 x110

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