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After many twists and turns, Congress finally passed a package of spending bills for 2019. Some good news: more funding for food education!
The longest shutdown in history is over (for now); a new Congress means fresh voices in food policy; new climate change resolution impacts food and farming.
At the time of publishing this article, the government shutdown has dragged on long enough to get itself named the longest in history. Here, we share how the shutdown is impacting a few of the policy areas that we at FoodCorps track closely.