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Many are seeing a food stamp increase

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CNY/NNY/S. Tier: Many are seeing a food stamp increase
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NEW YORK STATE -- Millions of low-income families are seeing an increase in their food stamp benefits thanks to a class action lawsuit.

At the start of this month, the federal government cut the program's budget by 5 percent.

That amounted to $11 less per month for those on the program.

But last week, The Empire Justice Center posted a message on its website saying the State's Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance would begin restoring benefits.

The Center is a non-profit Law Firm and Advocacy Organization that assists those in need.

According to the center, tens of thousands of households across the state will receive extra funds due to a settlement. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP