According to a new budget plan promoted by the state’s Democratic governor, it is estimated that two-thirds of California’s nearly 40 million residents are expected to receive a $600 stimulus check. Gavin Newson, And was approved by lawmakers this week.
The federal government has previously approved three rounds of stimulus checks during the COVID-19 pandemic, which will mark the second direct payment passed in California. According to the latest round of direct payments, all taxpayers in the state whose annual income does not exceed $75,000 will receive an economic stimulus check of $600, and families with dependents will receive an additional $500.
Families of undocumented immigrants will also receive US$500—a total of approximately US$8.1 billion has been allocated to cover the costs of all new stimulus checks.
State officials estimate that two out of every three California residents will receive stimulus payments. The population is approximately 39.5 million, which means that more than 26 million residents will be inspected in the coming weeks.
Newsom first proposed the “Golden State Stimulus Plan II” in May.According to the former California stimulus plan, low-income residents have received The previous $600 stimulus checkThese payments were approved in April to distribute payments to Californians with annual incomes of up to $30,000. The new plan extends this to provide more state residents with checks.
California legislator Additional approval A $5.2 billion plan to repay all unpaid rents of low-income residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Newsom called this the “largest rent reduction plan” ever approved by the United States.
“New news: California is investing $5.2 billion to pay all unpaid rents for low-income Californians who are struggling during the pandemic. This is the largest rent relief program in the history of the United States,” the governor issued on June 25 The tweet said. “California is roaring back-and no one is left behind.”
Congress passed the cross-party COVID-19 legislation as early as March 2020, which provides most Americans with a one-time stimulus check of up to $1,200. In the second bipartisan COVID-19 stimulus plan approved in December, lawmakers in Washington, DC approved another round of direct payments of $600.Post-president Joe Biden Take office, Democratic Party In March, a third round of stimulus payments of up to $1,400 was launched-There is no Republican support in Congress.
More than 80 Democratic congressmen Congress Have Public support Provide additional stimulus support for Americans, because millions of people are still unemployed and facing economic difficulties due to the impact of the pandemic. Petition on Change.org Since its first launch last year, the stimulus check that calls for regular monthly payments of $2,000 has received nearly 2.5 million signature support.
Weekly newspaper Newsom’s office was contacted for further comment, but no response was received immediately.