From the Kitchen to the Congress: A Child Nutrition Reauthorization Blog

President Releases FY2010 Budget Request

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President Obama released his detailed FY2010 budget request yesterday, May 7th.  While he cut approximately $17 billion worth of programs, Obama did include additional funding for the school nutrition programs.  Aside from an increase for the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program, the Obama administration also include $1 billion per year for the 2009 Child Nutrition Reauthorization.  This is keeping with his promise to eliminate childhood hunger by 2015.

For additional information on the federal budget request and more specific information on the school nutrition programs, please visit this link.