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National WIC Association Not a Fan of WIC-Only Funding Bill
Representative Tom Cotton, a freshman Republicna from Arkansas, introduced legislation in the House yesterday to authorize spending specifically the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), which provides vouchers ...
Poor Families Taking a Hit From Government Shutdown  TIME
Rush Limbaugh lies, says WIC program �not doing anybody any good�  Salon
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Hunger in Kentucky
In recognition of National Volunteer Month, the Kentucky Association of Food Banks would like to honor the thousands of people in Kentucky who dedicate themselves to taking action against hunger.
Economists examine how WIC impacts nonparticipants
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children helps safeguard the health of nutritionally at risk low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women as well as infants and children younger than 5 years of age, ...
Rep. Jason Chipman Capitol Report for April 16
I was honored this week to receive a visit from Mr. Scott Cason, Director of Crawford County 911 and Vice President of the Missouri 911 Directors Association. I was also glad to meet with a group of employees from First Community National Bank that ...
Hearing calls for flexibility - not repeal - of school lunch rules
... lunch provisions to the Supplemental Nutritional Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Lawmakers are preparing to reauthorize two pieces of key nutrition legislation: the Richard B. Russel National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition ...
Diaper Drive will help metro-east families in need
Illinois Association for Infant Mental Health is coordinating a community diaper drive that will help Lessie Bates Davis House serve metro-east families in need.
Environmental impact should be part of dietary guidelines, groups say
The letter posted on the website is signed by the Center for Food Safety, Food Democracy Now, the National WIC Association and Green America to name a few. The advisory committee's decision to factor in sustainability for the first ...
Government report: Save the planet. Go vegan.  American Thinker (blog)
Could a vegan diet be what's best for the environment?
During Shutdown, Pennsylvania Can Fund WIC 'For a Few Weeks'
According to the National WIC Association, nationwide nearly nine million people rely on WIC every month�including roughly half of all babies born in the United States.
Shutdown means tough choices for mothers and kids  CNN
Shutdown Already Weighing on Low-Income Americans  ABC News
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Support your local school nutrition staff
Right now, Congress is reviewing the Child Nutrition Reauthorization legislation that oversees critical child nutrition programs including the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, and the Special ...
Government Nutrition Program's Problems Driving Some Low-Income Women ...
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, known as WIC, has seen a sharp drop in participation since 2010, unlike food stamps and other anti-poverty programs that ballooned during the 2007-9 recession and the ...
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