Letter to USDA re: supporting the expansion of public law 93-638 authority throughout the agency

On behalf of the Center for Science in the Public Interest, a leading public health and consumer advocacy organization, we urge you to express to the House and Senate Agriculture Committees your public support for the expansion of 638 Indian Self-Determination contracting and Tribal Self-Governance compacting throughout the U.S. Department of Agriculture, thereby allowing Tribal communities to have greater control over resources distributed by federal programs. This would include those relating to food and nutrition assistance, giving Tribal authorities opportunities to provide their communities with greater access to food that is both healthy and culturally important.

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