SNAP Benefits Update: $334.5 Million Budget Approved for Texas Payments This November 2022

SNAP Benefits update has been announced in Texas, with Gov. Greg Abbott noting that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission is providing more than $334.5 million in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance emergency allotments.

The emergency allotment for SNAP benefits in November 2022 is expected to help around 1.6 million Texas households.

Texas HHS Access and Eligibility Services Deputy Executive Commissioner Wayne Salter noted in the press release that the state and its partnered agencies hope that it would provide nourishing meals to Texans in need as the holiday season nears.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has granted HHSC federal approval to extend the emergency allotments, with the amount of SNAP benefits to receive depend on family size.

SNAP households will receive a minimum of $95 in emergency allotments which should be reflected by November 30 on recipients’ accounts.

The November emergency allotments are on top of more than $8.7 billion in benefits previously provided to Texas residents since April 2020.

Source: SNAP Benefits Update: $334.5 Million Budget Approved for Texas Payments This November 2022 / Latin Post

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