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This week at CBPP, we focused on food assistance, immigration, Social Security, health, and the economy.

Chart of the Week – About 2 Million Parents and Young Children Could Be Turned Away From WIC by September if Current Funding Level Is Extended

A variety of news outlets featured CBPP’s work and experts this past week. Here are some of our highlights:

227,000 Texans could lose out on food and health help if Congress doesn’t increase WIC funding 
KERA News 
December 14, 2023 

La Casa Blanca advierte sobre riesgo de no financiar WIC, lo que puede impedir servir a 25,000 mujeres y niños en Puerto Ric 
El Nuevo Día 
December 13, 2023 

50K in Pa. could lose WIC benefits without more funding, group warns 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 
December 13, 2023 

Biden admin. warns WIC nutrition program faces $1 billion shortfall if Congress doesn’t act 
Spectrum News NY1 
December 13, 2023 

Advocates call on Congress to fully fund food program for mothers and babies 
December 13, 2023 

Millions of parents and young kids could be denied food aid next year without funding boost, report warnss 
NBC News 
December 12, 2023 

Millones de padres y niños pequeños pueden no recibir ayuda alimentaria el próximo año 
La Opinión 
December 12, 2023 

Unwinding Should Be A Call to Action To Fix Fragmented System 
Health Affairs 
December 11, 2023 

Fallout rises from McCarthy handshake deal with White House 
The Hill 
December 11, 2023 

Flat tax will slash Arizona's revenue by 10%, new analysis finds 
Arizona Mirror 
December 11, 20233 

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