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Zoë Neuberger
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House Bill Would Underfund WIC Nutrition Program

(9) Comments | Posted June 5, 2013 | 10:45 AM

The 2014 agriculture appropriations bill that a House subcommittee will consider today would underfund WIC, the highly regarded nutrition program for low-income pregnant women, infants, and young children.  The bill could result in the denial of WIC benefits and services to thousands of eligible women and children at nutritional...

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Fixing WIC's Costly Blind Spot

(0) Comments | Posted July 13, 2010 | 5:14 PM

Tomorrow a House committee will consider a bill to renew the WIC program, which provides carefully selected foods and nutrition services to 9 million low-income pregnant and postpartum women and young children. As I explained in this paper (and blogged about here), the program spends about $90 million extra each...

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