NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)Gov. Kathy Hochul says New York state will provide an additional $230 million in food assistance for residents.

Every person enrolled in SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, will get the maximum level of food benefits this month. That’s $835 for a family of four.

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Families who already receive the maximum will get a $95 stipend.

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Outside of the city, New Yorkers should start seeing the extra money posted to their accounts Wednesday.

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Residents in the five boroughs will start seeing the additional benefits Saturday.

CBSNewYork Team