Senate lawmakers on Thursday voted to pass an amended version of a bill that would extend funding for COVID-era school meal waivers for children across the country until 2023.
The legislation is part of a wider effort to keep kids from going hungry amid soaring inflation and supply chain issues across the country.
House lawmakers on Thursday voted to pass the legislation in a 376–42 vote and the Senate passed an amended version of the bill on Thursday, according to a press release. It will now go to the House for final passage.
The bill was ​​introduced Tuesday by Sens. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) and John Boozman (R-Ark.), and Reps. Bobby Scott, (D-Va.) and Virginia Foxx (R-N.C)….


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