Center for Public Policy Priorities
Food and Nutrition

  • SNAP (Food Stamps)
  • Child Nutrition Programs
  • Wellness & Obesity


Texas is one of the hungriest states in the nation, and one of the heaviest. These problems are related as poor Texans struggle to provide a healthy diet for their families. We are dedicated to achieving food security and reducing obesity for all Texans.
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KNOW THE FACTS
3.5 M
Texans receive 
food stamps.
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Food Portfolio Overview

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A Primer on Food and Hunger Policy in Texas

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Food and Nutrition in Texas:
What You Need To Know


We Must Maintain Our Investment in SNAP

School Budget Cuts Threaten to Increase Summer Childhood Hunger

Encouraging Healthy Food Purchases: Alternatives to Restricting Choices in SNAP

Access to Healthy and Affordable Food is Critical to Good Nutrition

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