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WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 - Agriculture Undersecretary Kevin Concannon today announced the release of nearly $34 million in Fiscal Year 2014 funds to WIC agencies in states, territories, and Indian tribal organizations in support of technology improvements in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 – Today Agriculture Under Secretary Kevin Concannon announced the availability of up to $7 million in grant funds to prevent recipient trafficking in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  Through increased oversight and improvements in program management, the U.S.

In 2010, Congress passed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act with bipartisan support to help ensure every American child has to the nutritious food they need to perform well in school and grow into healthy adults. With one-third of American children obese or overweight, the law was designed to help reduce America's childhood obesity epidemic and cut down on other health risks for America's children.