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$150 gas stimulus cards going to thousands in Illinois

Back in April, a plan called Chicago Moves was approved, which send gas stimulus payments to qualifying residents.

gas pump where chicago residents can use their stimulus gas card

The program was proposed by Chicago mayor, Lori Lightfoot, and approved by the Chicago City Council.

The plan sends thousands of $150 gas stimulus cards to residents using a lottery system.

In all, the plan costs $12.5 million dollars and passed by a slim margin.

Chicago Moves gas stimulus cards

The payments being given are prepaid gas cards and transit cards.

The gas cards are worth $150 and the transit cards are worth $50.

Payment worth $600 to be distributed this week

You can apply for the lottery online at, by visiting any Chicago Public Library, or by mail.

Every second week from May through September a lottery is conducted with applicants chosen at random.

If you’re selected, you’ll be notified by email.

The deadlines are on the 3rd of each month there’s a drawing.

Only one application can be submitted.

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