Post-pandemic, SNAP benefits aren’t high enough to buy food

Throughout the pandemic, the roughly 42 million people in the U.S. on food stamps got an extra $95 a month. That additional money was enough to pay for meals in almost every county in the country, even as grocery bills skyrocketed last year.

Groups like the National Association of Counties and the Mayors Alliance to End Childhood Hunger, a nonpartisan coalition of more than 130 mayors from 45 states and Washington, D.C., have been calling for Congress to increase SNAP benefits. 

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