Legislation & Policy



Local Policy Updates:



How can proposed SNAP changes affect the students in your district is something to think about.
Northeast ISD school leaders expressed concerns for proposed SNAP changes below.

https://www.ksat.com/news/news-at-9/local-school-leaders-concerned-with-proposed-snap-changes?fbclid=IwAR2ustsgEXc5Ujn2s0KMC5hya1YXszzenVqr4dbJaw2eb_BtEp26zz1TAjc

Share Your Thoughts: 2020 Policy Priorities



SNA is preparing to craft its 2020 Position Paper and now is the time to make your voice heard! We need to hear from YOU about challenges and issues in your programs and what SNA can do in Washington to help support school nutrition professionals nationwide.

https://schoolnutrition.org/legislation-policy/action-center/share-your-thoughts-2020-policy-priorities/

Please Join us or Sponsor the SNA LAC in 2020



TASN is proud to attend and support the SNA Legislative Action Conference (LAC). This year's LAC is March 8 -10, 2020, in Washington, D.C. and this is our chance as child nutrition professionals and K12 foodservice stakeholders to talk with legislators and their aides about policy and changes affecting TASN Members, Industry partners, and K12 foodservice workers. This year's agenda is underway and being fine-tuned so that we effectively utilize our time on The Hill. Please register for LAC or sponsor this important effort and event?

https://schoolnutrition.org/meetings/lac/2020/register/

Why Sponsor and Attend the 2020 SNA LAC?
- Influence legislation
- Network with ISD personnel and with Industry peers
- Assist your industry
- Advance workable solutions and policy
- Meet your state's lawmakers and/or their aides – and have that contact when you return home

TASN will be hosting the Texas Delegation Dinner on Sunday 8, 2020, at The Hamilton. You must be registered for SNA LAC to attend the Texas Delegation Dinner. If you need additional information or have questions, please email or call Kennitra at 512-371-0087 x 203.

Your support is crucial and greatly appreciated! See you on the Hill!

Advocacy Tools and Helpful Links :



For Public Policy and Legislation Action Alerts:
http://cqrcengage.com/schoolnutrition/app/register?1&m=246543

Find Your Representative:
https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative