We imagine even Michelle Obama would be proud of Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
In the midst of a nationwide childhood obesity epidemic, the California just signed a law requiring free water be made available where food is served in schools.
“With this legislation, we are turning our goals into action that will help create a healthy foundation for California’s future,” Schwarzenegger said in a statement.
There needs to be law to make sure schools provide drinking water to children at lunch? Evidently, yes. A survey of California schools found 40 percent of those that responded didn’t offer students free water where they ate lunch.