Food stamp benefits increase about $20 per personMore than 1.8 million Floridians will receive an increase in food stamps starting today as part of the federal economic stimulus.
Food stamp benefits will go up by about $20-$24 a person per month. All food stamp households will benefit.
In February, 1,863,588 Floridians received food stamps — 31% more than in February of 2008.
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