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Federal/State:Minnesota
Bill:MN SF 1891 - Increase state aid for the school breakfat program
Summary:Would increase state aid for the school breakfast program.
Sponsor(s):Chuck Wiger (Democratic Farmer Labor) (co-sponsors: Alice Johnson, Rod Skoe, Richard Cohen)
Status:
As of 3/6/2014: For status updates, visit the state legislature's website.

Federal/State:Minnesota
Bill:MN HF 2480 - Appropriate money to develop a nutrition policy
Summary:This bill would amend education finance by appropriating money to develop a nutrition policy. Would mean that schools receiving lunch aid must make lunch available without charge to all participating students who qualify for free or reduced-price meals.
Sponsor(s):Selcer, Newton, Dorholt, Abeler, Rosenthal, Sawatzky, Erhardt, Freiberg, Radinovich, Nelson, Morgan, Metsa, Bernardy, Lien, Moran, Yarusso, Fischer, Brynaert, Ward, J.A., Anzelc, Allen, Masin
Status:
As of 3/6/2014: For status updates, visit the state legislature's website.

Federal/State:Minnesota
Bill:MN HF 2584 - Farmers' market permit to allow food sampling
Summary:Would provide a definition of farmers' market and permit food product sampling and demonstration in certain circumstances.
Sponsor(s):Karen Clark (DFL) (co-sponsors: Poppe, Wagenius)
Status:
As of 3/18/2014: For status updates, visit the state legislature's website.

Federal/State:Minnesota
Bill:MN SF 2190 - Farmers' market permit for food sampling
Summary:Would provide a definition of farmers' market and permit food product sampling and demonstration in certain circumstances.
Sponsor(s):Senator Kent Eken (D)
Status:
As of 3/18/2014: For status updates, visit the state legislature's website.