Childhood Nutrition Act Passes House

WASHINGTON — A bill that would pave the way for the Women, Infants, and Children nutritional assistance program to move to an electronic benefits transfer technology passed the House Thursday by a 264-157 vote.

WASHINGTON — A bill that would pave the way for the Women, Infants, and Children nutritional assistance program to move to an electronic benefits transfer technology passed the House Thursday by a 264-157 vote.

"We applaud the U.S. House of Representatives for approving The Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, as it contains important policy changes that lay the groundwork for the modernization of the [WIC program]," said