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May 21, 2018

Weekly WIC Policy Update

House Rejects Farm Bill
On Friday, the House of Representatives rejected the farm bill (H.R. 2) by a vote of 198-213. The bill – which provides agriculture subsidies and funds SNAP – failed to garner any Democratic support after Chairman Mike Conaway (R-TX) included harmful proposals to limit access to SNAP and impose stricter work requirements. Some moderate Republicans also balked at the bill’s significant changes to SNAP. The House Freedom Caucus played a consequential role in the outcome of the bill by withholding support for the farm bill until Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) promised a vote on a controversial hardline immigration measure. Unfortunately, this is not the end of the story for the House Farm Bill, as a second vote may be taken later this week.

May 18, 2018

Washington Update: House Rejects Farm Bill

May 14, 2018

Weekly WIC Policy Update

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September 24, 2018

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December 4, 2018

2018 Using Technology to Improve the WIC Participant Experience - Virtual Conference

May 17, 2018

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