The additional SNAP benefits from the reevaluated TFP and emergency allotments each substantially reduce poverty levels, especially among children and historically marginalized groups. Researchers conclude both measures are powerful tools to reduce overall poverty and address differences in poverty rates that arise from broader structural and historic factors.
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