Our Constitution lays out clear roles and boundaries for all three branches of our government. Unfortunately, recent actions by the President and courts have put that separation of powers in jeopardy.
As Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, my committee has the responsibility to review federal government student meal assistance programs, whether paid for by taxpayers or our national debt.
This week's Rokita Report discusses the committee passage of the Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act, House passage of the NDAA, and a Rokita Reading on an ill-conceived regulation.
Helping children access nutritious meals has long been a national priority. That’s why House Republicans have introduced H.R. 5003, the Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016, to strengthen nutrition assistance for children, families, and taxpayers.
When it comes to helping students succeed, there are few things more basic than making sure they eat and eat healthily at school. The Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act allows schools to target assistance more effectively while increasing spending on children in actual need, all without adding to our nation’s debt problem.