There are some states in the U.S. that will be sending out checks to its residents this month, check to see if yours is one.
Many states are choosing to still help their residents after the pandemic hurt them financially, or to show appreciation for the hard work of some essential workers.
The states that are choosing to do this are creating their own programs to give money to their residents.
California has created the Golden State Stimulus program to residents with a salary between $30,000 and $75,000. Residents must have filed a 2020 tax return by Oct. 15 and be California residents at the time of payment as well as for half of 2020.
Connecticut began the Back to Work program and started giving $1,000 to certain residents going back to work depending on their unemployment.
Florida teachers and principals are getting a $1,100 stimulus check for working during the pandemic.
Maryland residents got a check in August worth $300 for individuals or $500 for those with children if they filed their earned income tax credit.
New Mexico residents that did not get relief benefits in August could apply for the second round Oct. 12. The first round gave low income families $750.
Finally, Vermont is offering a $7,500 paid moving expense for anyone relocating to the state. In order to get the money the person needs to be moving due to unemployment in the hospitality or construction industry.
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