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Kentucky Sens. Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul, refused to extend the universal school meal policy last year

By: - April 21, 2023 2:40 pm

Conservative members of Congress, including Kentucky Republican Sens. Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul, refused to extend the universal school meal policy as part of the omnibus spending bill passed in March 2022. (Photo by Amanda Mills/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

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Adam Goldstein
Adam Goldstein

Adam Goldstein was the D.C. Bureau intern for States Newsroom. Goldstein was a graduate student at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, studying digital reporting. He is originally from San Francisco, and loves swimming, cooking, and the San Francisco 49ers.

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