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By Close of Application, Nearly 470,800 Louisiana Children Approved for P-EBT Program (News)
Louisiana's online application for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program closed on June 15th with nearly 470,800 eligible children signed up to receive benefits to make up for the free and reduced-price meals children missed when school facilities closed to curb the spread of COVID-19.
SNAP Updates (News)
The federal Consolidated Appropriations Act for 2021, signed on Dec. 27, 2020, includes a temporary, six-month increase in SNAP benefits due to the continued COVID-19 pandemic.
Also, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, supplemental SNAP benefits were issued on January 8. The supplements provided families the maximum benefit for their household if they were not already receiving the max amount.