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Children and the Government Shutdown: Spotlight on School Lunch

 As the country awaits news on whether the government shutdown will end before causing further damage to the economy, program administrators in states all over the country watch their budgets closely to see how much longer they can sustain programs without federal funding. Last week, the Nebraska Department of Education…...

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Children and the Government Shutdown: Spotlight on WIC

The federal government shutdown is now entering the second week.  While furloughed workers and the larger economy continue to feel the immediate impact,  Nebraskans wait to see when and if the shutdown will impact programs for lower income children. In particular, the Women Infants and Children (WIC) Program is at…...

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Children and the Shutdown

On Monday, when we planned the blog posts for the week, we decided that today’s blog post would focus on the new uninsured data from the American Community Survey. On Tuesday morning, I sat down to pull the data from the U.S. Census website and found that the data on…...

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