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Nutrition assistance (SNAP) spending

Nutrition assistance (SNAP) spending

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides low-income households with benefits that can buy groceries at authorized food stores and retailers.

There was $119.5 billion of nutrition assistance (SNAP) spending in the US in 2022, an increase of 5% or $5.7 billion from 2021.

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