Capitol Connection: Advocates push for extension to food accessibility grants

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (NEXSTAR) — The Illinois Stewardship Alliance is pushing for the extension of a grant program designed to keep food grown in Illinois in the state.

The grant started as a pilot program last year, but due to a tightening fiscal situation, it is not guaranteed for the coming fiscal year. Josh Sneddin with the Illinois Stewardship Alliance joined Capitol Connection to discuss the grant program.

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