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December 01, 2020
The federal Consolidated Appropriations Act for 2021, signed on Dec. 27, 2020, includes a temporary, six-month increase in SNAP benefits due to the continued COVID-19 pandemic.
Also, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, supplemental SNAP benefits were issued on January 8. The supplements provided families the maximum benefit for their household if they were not already receiving the max amount.
June 23, 2020
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides monthly benefits that help eligible low-income households buy the food they need for good health.