As inflation and gas prices continue to rise, states are still working to give residents a break in the form of stimulus payments if possible.
Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, has proposed an inflation relief bill worth $18.1 billion dollars.
The bill would help offset the costs of inflation for many residents within the state, where gas is the most expensive.
What type of stimulus payments will go out under the inflation relief bill?
A large amount of the money being allocated for the bill would go toward vehicle owners.
$400 checks for registered vehicles in the state of California would be directly paid to registered car owners.
Each resident can claim up to two vehicles, bringing in $800.
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Another $750 million would go toward public transportation so residents could get around for free.
$429 million would go toward a one year pause for sales tax on diesel.
A rental assistance program is part of the bill, with $2.7 billion being allocated to help low income families.
Applications needed to be sent before March 31, 2022.
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$1.4 billion would go toward overdue utility bills.
$933 million would give stimulus payments worth $1,500 to hospital and healthcare workers who worked during the pandemic.
Finally, $304 million would go toward bolstering the state’s healthcare system.
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