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Rep. Sam Farr

Entries by Rep. Sam Farr

Congress Must Save Healthy School Lunches

(0) Comments | Posted June 10, 2014 | 4:21 PM

This is the first generation of American kids who will live shorter, less healthy lives than their parents. You would think that Congress would be doing everything it can to prevent that legacy. Unfortunately, we are considering doing just the opposite.

In response to the growing childhood obesity epidemic, Congress...

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The Vital Role Of The $1.9-Trillion US Travel Industry

(2) Comments | Posted September 5, 2012 | 7:30 AM

While all of the cameras and reporters are focused on the convention floor in Charlotte this week, there is a different story going on behind the scenes that hardly anyone has noticed. Beyond the political speeches, the patriotic bunting and all of those wonderful balloons, thousands of hotel, restaurant and...

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Amidst Congressional Cuts, the Bipartisan Case for the Peace Corps

(2) Comments | Posted March 2, 2011 | 10:56 AM

Fifty years ago, President John F. Kennedy challenged Americans to serve their country through "a peace corps of talented men and women." As Peace Corps volunteers, we saw firsthand what the power of good will can transform lives and communities in neglected corners of the globe -- and our country's...

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