Stimulus checks and payments for Summer 2022

As Americans continue to struggle with inflation, many have already spent their stimulus checks from 2020 and 2021.

cash held by  an American who recieved a stimulus check and payment from their state

With no fourth stimulus check in sight from the federal government, people are noticing their states stepping up.

Despite this, there are still lawmakers who want to send Americans aid of some sort.

Lawmakers are still working to send federal stimulus checks

The economy appears to have recovered, but that doesn’t mean Americans have.

This has led some lawmakers to push for another check.

Inflation has caused gas and groceries to become unaffordable for many.

Federal and state gas stimulus plans for 2022

Despite multiple proposals being created, none have gained any traction.

The Biden Administration asked for $22.5 billion dollars in March of 2022 to help with the pandemic.

This had to measure that would send another stimulus check to Americans.


States are stepping up to support residents as the federal government chooses not to

Many states have started their own payments.

Each state is different and some may be for different reasons.

California’s goal is to provide gas checks and stimulus payments to some healthcare workers.

Connecticut is aiding residents in the form of child tax credit payments.

The following states are doing some sort of stimulus check benefit for their residents

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Delaware
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Maine
  • Minnesota
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico