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SNAP Benefits Are Rising for Millions of Americans, Thanks to a Long-Overdue ‘Thrifty Food Plan’ Update

By: Tracy Roof, University of Richmond The U.S. Department of Agriculture adjusts Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program benefits to reflect changes in food prices once a year. The government agency will take two other factors into account when it increases those benefits, which help people buy food, on Oct. 1, 2021. One is an unprecedented update […]