Thursday, August 21, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

What can be done to keep children from going hungry?

READER POLL

What can be done to keep children from going hungry?

See that more kids take advantage of free and reduced-price meals at school
 
  364 (42.9%)
Stop wasting food that could go to feed 25 million people annually
 
  544 (64.2%)
Expand the federal food stamp program
 
  271 (32.0%)
Improve consumer education about diet and nutrition
 
  306 (36.1%)
Total votes = 848
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Letters to the Editor
ISSUE | SCHOOLS Lose the attitude How could an Inquirer editorial ("It isn't just city schools," Aug. 17) claim that "the same old anti-Philadelphia mentality" prevented legislation allowing a $2-a-pack city cigarette tax from passing (so far)? Surely the Editorial Board knows that both houses of the General Assembly have already passed bills allowing the city to increase the cigarette tax, and by large bipartisan majorities.
In response to Robert Bryan’s remarks concerning black people “crying” racism: What planet do you live on? Better, what country?