On Monday they proposed a cut in WIC benefits of $832 million. An outrage considering this is one of the better run programs in the country in that it gives block grants to states who then distribute the benefits as they see fit. Stupid and irresponsible and just plain old nastyAnswer Question
Answer by Kitkat61277 at 1:16 AM on May. 26, 2011
Answer by LaurenMichele at 1:16 AM on May. 26, 2011
Answer by Sisteract at 1:16 AM on May. 26, 2011
Answer by Sisteract at 1:17 AM on May. 26, 2011
Answer by minnesotanice at 1:23 AM on May. 26, 2011
Answer by sweetangie79 at 4:43 AM on May. 26, 2011
Domestic nutrition programs are mined for dollars in tight budget times because they often have extra money sitting in their accounts. Money is allocated for the programs based on projections of need and food costs, and those needs are sometimes overestimated.
I don't think they are wrong. If there is money in those accounts that is just sitting there then their allocation should be changed. I don't have a issue with this if they are sure it won't decrease their services just as the article says.
Answer by QuinnMae at 7:55 AM on May. 26, 2011
Yes, I read that it COULD. That does not mean that it will. My point was that we need to cut where ever possible no matter what department it is to get rid of waste and redundancy. Not to mention, in past questions in this forum about WIC and it's participants, some of the women have stated that they get way too much of the products that WIC pays for, that there is no way they could eat all of the eggs / cheese / *product of choice* that they are allotted. My main reason for posting is that there is another side to this story. Recovery is going to hurt every single one of us.
Answer by QuinnMae at 8:32 AM on May. 26, 2011
Answer by yourspecialkid at 9:11 AM on May. 26, 2011
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