Shay Totten On Chucking Federal Money & Free Lunches

“Fair Game” has learned the state Department of Education [3] missed out on more than $450,000 in federal school nutrition money last year because it didn’t have enough staff in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.
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WCAX reporter Kristin Carlson asked the guv if he would be willing to give up his meals reimbursements like the VSEA, a move the union says will save the general fund $130,000. Douglas dodged the question at first, saying he wasn’t sure which meals were covered in his plan, and he didn’t want to negotiate a labor contract in the media.