Thousands of Young Children and Postpartum Adults Would Be Turned Away from WIC under House and Senate Funding Levels

New data from Center on Budget and Policy Priorities shows that WIC needs significant additional funding to maintain a commitment to avoid turning away eligible families.

Between 17k and 124k New Jerseyans could be denied or lose WIC benefits. In total, the House bill would cut the WIC benefits of, or take away WIC altogether from, about 5.3 million young children and pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding adults.

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