Using federal funds that went unspent by the LePage administration, Mills has ordered SNAP benefits for working Mainers to increase by 3x. If you are working 30 hours a week, or 20 hours a week and have a small child, your benefits will go from $15 to $50 per month.

For more information, including a detailed breakdown of the funds and the program, here is an extensive story the KJ did on the story.