Coalition protests legislation to cut physical education

September 16, 2009
by Jordan Haeger
The Daily Texan

Nearly two-thirds of the adult population in Texas is overweight or obese, according to a report released by the Trust for America's Health.

The Partnership for a Healthy Texas, a coalition of more than 40 groups that aims to prevent obesity, is using the second annual Texas Obesity Awareness Week, which began Monday, to rally against a new House bill through a lecture series held at the Capitol. 

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