Today’s quick hits, Feb. 13, 2024

Nebraska to offer summer food: Gov. Jim Pillen, who initially said Nebraska would not take part in the USDA’s Summer EBT program, changed his mind and said the state would apply for $18 million to help low-income families buy food for school-age children during the summer. (Nebraska Examiner)

‘Ask your leaders’: If they want to increase crop subsidies in the farm bill, farm-state Republicans ought to ask their leaders for the money rather than try take it out of SNAP and USDA climate funding, said the senior Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee in an op-ed. (Agri-Pulse)

Michigan race tilts Democratic: Rep. Elissa Slotkin is the front-runner for the Democratic nomination for Senate in Michigan, but she is not “an established statewide brand” so the general election is rated “tilt Democratic” rather than the previous “lean Democratic.” (Roll Call)

Cage-free eggs only: Fast-food giant McDonald’s said it reached its goal of serving only cage-free eggs in the United States this month, ahead of its 2015 pledge to be cage-free by 2025. (Restaurant Business)