Governor Gavis Newsom has introduced a stimulus package for California residents worth $18.1 billion dollars.
The goal of the package is to give residents relief as inflation pushes gas and grocery costs higher.
The package will also help millions still recovering from the pandemic.
What is included in the $18.1 billion dollar stimulus package?
Newsom has proposed $400 stimulus checks for gas, with a limit of two payments per resident.
$12.7 billion dollars would go toward emergency rental assistance.
$1.4 billion would help residents pay overdue utilities like water and electric.
$933 million would give stimulus checks to hospital and nursing home staff worth up to $1,500.
$750 million would cover freepublic transportation.
$304 million would make healthcare more available to middle class families.
$439 million would pause diesel tax.
$157 million would waive the cost of child care for low income families.