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On Thursday, March 21, the House and Senate both passed a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the federal government for the remainder of the 2013 fiscal year - until September 30th.   President Obama signed the CR preventing a possible government shutdown.


Witnesses to Hunger was invited to exhibit photographs and speak at a Maryland Hunger Solutions breakfast at the Maryland State House in Annapolis on March 21, 2013.  Maryland is the wealthiest state in the US and yet one in six Marylanders did not


Question: Have there been times in the past twelve months when you did not have enough money to buy food that you or your family needed?

In 2012, 18.2% of households answered YES to that question. 


Dr. Mariana Chilton wrote a guest blog for The Public's Health Blog on  The blog discusses the impact of the impending sequestration and how the premier of the movie A Place at the Table is at a perfect time for people to learn and take action.


Dr. Mariana Chilton and Witnesses to Hunger participant, Angela S, participated in the "Conversation about Parents and Child Obesity" at the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies on February 21, 2013.



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