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Pandemic SNAP

The Ninth Circuit on Thursday affirmed a lower court’s refusal to block the USDA’s denial of an extra $60 per month in food assistance to Californians who already receive the maximum amount, agreeing it’s up to Congress — not courts — to provide such pandemic relief.

SAN FRANCISCO — The Ninth Circuit on Thursday affirmed a lower court’s refusal to block the USDA’s denial of an extra $60 per month in food assistance to Californians who already receive the maximum amount, agreeing it’s up to Congress — not courts — to provide such pandemic relief.

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