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Temporary pandemic SNAP benefits ending

Louisiana families who rely on federal food assistance will receive an average of $164 less per month beginning in March. That’s because emergency allotments under the […]

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The decreased benefit amount for the average Louisiana household enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. The monthly food benefits increased during the Covid-19 pandemic, but will return to pre-pandemic amounts in March. (Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities)

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