Biden’s food stamp expansion linked to 15% jump in grocery prices

A Biden administration push to increase food stamp benefits could be responsible for a 15% rise in prices at the grocery store.

  • Overall spending on the program more than doubled between 2019 and 2022, going from $4.5 billion in 2019 to $11 billion in 2022.
  • Biden’s expansion is projected to cost US taxpayers more than $1 trillion over the next decade.

The increase in spending on food stamps has fueled a rise in grocery prices and contributed to high inflation, according to a government watchdog group.

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