Obama to mayors: Childhood obesity 'weighing down your budgets'

March 15, 2011
by David Jackson
USA Today


First lady Michelle Obama took her campaign against childhood obesity to the nation's mayors today, telling members of the National League of Cities that the problem hits them in an important spot -- their treasuries.

"It's already weighing down your budgets," Mrs. Obama said. "It's already hampering economic growth."

The first lady explained:



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