COVID-19 has caused significant hardship in several states, and these states want to ensure that their SNAP dependents are properly cared for with food stamps.
This implies that they are providing people with the maximum amount of benefits they are legally entitled to throughout the month of February.
The Biden administration implemented a permanent hike in the minimum wage in October of last year.
During the month of February, which states are providing emergency food assistance?
- District of Columbia
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- North Carolina
- New Hampshire
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
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The maximum amount of food stamps a household may get
The maximum monthly income for families with a household size of four can be up to $835 per month in 48 states.
A person in Alaska may be able to earn up to $1,664.
The state of Hawaii has a maximum benefit of $1,573.
Guam has a maximum of $1,231, while the Virgin Islands have a maximum of $1,074.
The list of states that provide emergency assistance is expected to alter in March.