States teaming with industry to train workers, the debate over Voter ID, Common Core standards in the states, the benefits of big data and much more are explored in this month's issue.
NCSL can provide testimony to legislatures on healthy communities policy options; prevention; health promotion; reducing health disparities; access to healthy foods in communities; community design to facilitate physical activity; policies to facilitate bicyling and walking; and other healthy communities policy topics. Contact Alise Garcia at Healthfirstname.lastname@example.org.
LegisBrief: State Innovations in School Nutrition
LegisBrief: Farm to School Policies
LegisBrief: Improving Child Nutrition
NCSL Web Page: Community gardens
State Actions to Promote Healthy Communities and Prevent Childhood Obesity: Summary and Analysis of Trends in Legislation
West Virginia Senate Bill 663 – Feed to Achieve Act
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