Washington to shell out $30 million on school lunches

Posted at 12:17 AM, Dec 10, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-10 01:42:30-05

NEW YORK (PIX11) — The federal government will spend $30 million on school lunches as part of Hurricane Sandy relief aid. The city’s 1.1 million students can all get a free school lunch every day this month — whether or not their homes were damaged by the hurricane.
It sounds nice, but critics wonder why kids, who don’t need any help are getting free lunches when the money could go toward other Hurricane Sandy-related needs.