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Biden Orders USDA to Permanently Boost Food Stamp Benefits by 25%

'In concrete terms, the average monthly per-person benefits will rise from $121 to $157...'

(Headline USA) The Biden administration has approved a significant and permanent increase in the levels of food stamp assistance available to one-in-eight Americans—the largest single increase in the program’s history.

Starting in October, average benefits for food stamps (officially known as the SNAP program) will rise more than 25 percent above pre-pandemic levels.

The increased assistance will be available indefinitely to all 42 million SNAP beneficiaries.

The aid boost was first reported by The New York Times and the details were confirmed by a spokeswoman for the Department of Agriculture.

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They will be formally announced Monday by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

The aid boost is being packaged as a major revision of the USDA’s Thrifty Food Plan.

In concrete terms, the average monthly per-person benefits will rise from $121 to $157.

The increase is part of a multi-pronged Biden administration effort to create a dependent society that reliably votes for more welfare spending.

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Adapted from reporting by the Associated Press.

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