The New York State Senate debated and passed a bill to make yogurt the official state snack. Here's the text of the bill:
The campaign to make yogurt the state snack was launched by fourth grade students from Byron-Bergen Elementary School. Here's one of their videos:
The bill was introduced by State Sen. Michael H. Ranzenhofer with a note that New York is the No. 1 processor of yogurt in the United States.
The New York State Senate voted 52-8 Tuesday to make yogurt the official state snack. Here are the debate highlights:
The bill will now be delivered to the State Assembly.
Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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