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The featured data story this week is WIC benefits and participation:
In June the House passed a bill that would reduce funding for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women Infants and Children (WIC). WIC is not an entitlement program, so women who qualify could be denied assistance if funds run out. Average monthly benefits range from $27 in Texas to $52 in Mississippi.