Below is the first part of an article from BuffaloNews.com. It reads…

Some Erie County residents who were reported to have received larger than usual allotments of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) – or “food stamp” – benefits were entitled to the payments, county officials said today.

Peter Anderson, a spokesman for County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, said the payments were the result of a class action suit.

“From what we understand, so far, the unexpectedly large payments that certain individuals received were authorized by New York State as a result of the Richard C. vs. Berlin lawsuit, which entitles a one-time SNAP benefit for certain individuals,” Anderson said.

Source: http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/erie-county/extra-snap-payments-resulted-from-class-action-suit-20131118

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