The $7 billion program serves 9 million moms and babies nationally who are poor and at "nutrition risk" because of medical problems or difficulty meeting dietary guidelines. It is one of the only safety net programs affected by the shutdown.
Last week four other states said they'd have to halt WIC benefits, but then reversed themselves after the U.S. Department
A certain shutdown narrative has become all-too-familiar: It is holding us back from gazing at the National Zoo’s pandas
"Funding the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) in this piecemeal, short-term, stop