• Calculate SNAP monthly benefits based on the USDA’s Low Cost Food Plan instead of the Thrifty Food Plan, increasing SNAP benefits by an average of $125 a month per household. 
  • Allow all SNAP participants to purchase hot food and prepared meals with their benefits. 
  • Increase federal investments in the Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program (GusNIP), which supports New York’s Double Up Food Bucks program.