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New Jerseyans who receive food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) will continue to receive enhanced food assistance benefits in March to help address needs related to the Covid pandemic.

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Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal Jan. 16 announced that New Jersey is joining 15 other states and municipalities in filing a lawsuit to block a federal rule that, if allowed to stand, would cut off federal food assistance for approximately 700,000 Americans. Thousands of New Jersey residents could be affected.

The state Department of Human Services announced Jan. 11 in a release that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients would receive their February benefits early because of the continued federal government shutdown.