SNAP increases went into effect in October. Inflation has grown a lot since then.
The program is also shown to benefit local businesses.
SNAP and other safety-net programs buoyed many households, though the pandemic made it harder for families with kids, especially, to access help.
Kimberly Adams talks to Sharon Parrott, president of Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, about the expansion of food assistance.
But they do reduce the number of people receiving food assistance.