As Covid destroyed the economy, the percentage of American households facing food insecurity remained stagnant — likely due to unprecedented government spending. POLITICO’s Helena Bottemiller Evich explains how pandemic programs could provide a path for ending hunger in the U.S. Plus, a Florida judge blocks DeSantis’ attempt to halt a mask mandate ruling. And Obama stars in Newsom ads ahead of the California recall election.
Helena Bottemiller Evich is a senior food and agriculture reporter for POLITICO.
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