Capital Update tracks the movement of legislation, the introduction of notable bills, and routine regulatory announcements.
The Senate passed a bill May 16 that would amend the National School Lunch Act to make it easier for schools to meet the new federal dietary requirements for school meals, which go into effect this fall.
The Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee held a hearing May 21 on national-service programs. The panel heard from Harris Wofford, the chief executive officer of the Corporation for National and Community Service, and Michelle Engler, the wife of Michigan Gov. John Engler and chairwoman of the Michigan Community Service Commission.