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FNS: Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request: Assessment of Mandatory Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment & Training (E&T) Programs Federal Register
Jul 9, 2018 - USDA's Food and Nutrition Services is seeking public comment by September 7, 2018 on an information collection seeking to determine how specific Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) mandatory employment and training program processes and services affect a participant's likelihood of of participating in the SNAP program. The information collection will also seek to determine how well these mandatory programs help SNAP participants gain skills, certificates, and gain stable, well-paying employment.
Source: Federal Register
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FNS: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request-School Nutrition and Meal Cost Study-II Federal Register
Jun 27, 2018 - USDA's Food and Nutrition Service is seeking comment by August 27, 2018 on a new information collection that will provide the agency with an comprehensive view of the nutritional quality, cost, and acceptability of meals served as part of the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. Results from this study will be compared with findings collected during the 2014-15 school year to help inform policy changes going forward.
Source: Federal Register
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ERS: Notice of Intent To Request Renewal of a Currently Approved Information Collection Federal Register
Jun 19, 2018 - USDA's Economic Research Service is seeking comment on the renewal of an information collection to assess food and nutrition assistance programs administered by the Food and Nutrition Service in order to monitor the prevalence of food security and severity of food insecurity in the United States. Comments are due by August 20, 2018.
Source: Federal Register
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Last Updated: 7/9/2018