It’s going to take awhile to dig through all the data the NWICA recently released, but I’m determined to do it!
Something I ran across today in the document titled “WIC Poll Results – Full” is that very few people actually want to cut WIC spending. While the majority want WIC spending to remain the same, more than twice the percentage of people want to increase rather than decrease WIC spending (23% vs. 11%). continue reading »
I recently gave 5 reasons WIC is awesome. And I think those are pretty valid reasons to be supportive of the program. But we should also try to be objective, and really try to see if WIC is as awesome as it’s often made out to be. Do the numbers really add up to show that WIC actually makes people more healthy while saving tax dollars? continue reading »
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I predicted not long ago that the 2013 sequester will have little effect on how many people WIC can help. I still believe that, and now some data is coming in to back me up. continue reading »
I’ve been meaning to respond to a certain article for awhile now, but you know how it is. I’ve been pretty busy lately with so many things (especially a semi-permanent substitute teaching position that I began about a month ago which will last through the end of the school year). Anyway, the article (which has since been taken down) is titled, “Rich get more in Tax Breaks than the Poor get from Welfare,” and feel like I’ve been saying this very thing for years! continue reading »
I think WIC is a great program, but I also see many ways it can be improved. I know a lot of people disagree with me on both of those points, but I think we can all agree that Georgia’s WIC program needs to be fixed. continue reading »