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Food Stamps: 1.5 million Americans will see emergency benefits for another month

Emergency food stamps have been extended for 1.5 million Americans who rely on SNAP benefits to feed their families.

grocery aisle filled with food that is eligible for food stamps

The benefits are worth at least $95 dollars.

Over $318 million dollars in emergency food stamps will be sent this month from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

This was announced on April 1, 2022.


What are the application requirements for SNAP?

Texans accounts will have the benefits by April 30, 2022.

The state was given federal approval from the USDA to allow the extension of emergency benefits for the month of April.

In all, Texas residents have seen over $6.4 billion dollars in emergency food stamps since the pandemic began in 2020.

You may apply for food stamps in Texas using the Your Texas Benefits mobile app or YourTexasBenefits.com.

You can also apply for Medicaid with these options.


How long will pandemic EBT last in California and Florida?

Where else is giving emergency food stamps for April?

28 states are extending the emergency benefits through April.

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Michigan
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming
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