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National WIC Association Opposes GOP Effort To Restore WIC Funding
The National WIC Association, the advocacy arm of a nutritional food program for poor women, infants and children, strongly denounced a Republican-sponsored measure on Friday that would fund WIC while the rest of the government remains shut down.
National WIC Association Not a Fan of WIC-Only Funding Bill  National Review Online (blog)
Poor Families Taking a Hit From Government Shutdown  TIME
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Government Shutdown: 9 Million Moms And Babies At Risk As WIC Program Halts
Douglas Greenaway, who heads up nonprofit advocacy group the National WIC Association. Utah's WIC program, which already serves 65,000 moms and babies, has now stopped accepting new participants.
Is WIC impacted by the government shutdown?
Shutdown Already Weighing on Low-Income Americans  ABC News
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Makers of Baby Formula Press Their Case on WIC Program
“We're talking about a really tiny window of people who make more than the WIC income threshold,” said Douglas Greenaway, president of the National WIC Association, a nonprofit advocacy group. “I think this is really an effort to put a chink in the ...
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National panel hears testimony on hunger in Arkansas
Four members of the National Commission on Hunger, a 10-member bipartisan panel created by Congress last year, held a day-long public hearing at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock as part of a series of hearings scheduled across the ...
Twin Counties join for Interagency Awareness Day
A 1-year-old black Labrador retriever guide dog for the National Association of the Blind in Albany named Boone was attracting plenty of attention from visitors at the event.
Galloway-Port Republic In Your Town – Edition of May 21, 2015
The General Lafayette Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its Memorial Day observance 10:30 a.m.
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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Government may subsidize white potatoes for low-income women, children ...
White potatoes may be included as part of the Women, Infants and Children nutrition program, also known as WIC, if the Congressional spending bill is passed as written.
Congress puts potatoes on menu for low-income moms  Wink News
New Provision Affecting Low-Income Women Is No Small Potatoes  Huffington Post
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White potatoes now OK for WIC recipients
Douglas Greenaway, president of the National WIC Association, said the report proves that "science should be at the center" of decisions about foods in WIC.