Whenever the government steps in to try and help residents in Flint, Mich., something always seems to go wrong. In what should be viewed as a step forward, thousands of families in Flint will receive nutritional aid to help prevent the effects of lead exposure. The effort will cost an additional $7 million in nutritional food assistance. However, the only families who will get help are the ones who still live in Flint, according to the Detroit Free Press.
She has hit her Dougie and her Single Ladies in her crusade to merge fitness and fun.
And now…MC FLOTUS, anyone?
In her latest effort to combat childhood obesity, First Lady Michelle Obama is set to release a 19-track album of mostly hip-hop songs to further her Let’s Move! campaign:
Food, glorious food? Not so much.
You know how New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg doesn’t want poor people to drink soda?
Well, now he doesn’t want homeless people to eat donated food. Bloomberg has banned food donations.
Why? Because the city can’t determine its nutritional value:
Newark Mayor Cory Booker has announced that he’ll be spending the week on food stamps.
He hopes his efforts will combat the stigma associated with government assistance.
He’ll operate on a budget of $30, which is roughly the amount alloted to those currently on New Jersey’s SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) program.