Millions of people in the United States are anticipated to get stimulus packages from their state governments around Christmastime. Some states print their own stimulus checks, while others offer universal basic income. Find out if your state will be receiving a stimulus payment in December by looking at the table below.
Over the previous few months, California has been distributing checks as part of its Golden State Stimulus II programme. Governor Gavin Newsom put this state stimulus plan in place some months ago, using California’s progressive tax system to pay it, which resulted in a state surplus. Before the end of the year, another check will be issued.
First responders, pre-K-12th-grade teachers, and individuals who fulfil the financial requirements for a one-time $1,000 payment are expected to get stimulus payments in December in Florida. According to Governor Ron DeSantis, the payment would be available to 175,000 teachers and 3,600 principals. After a particularly difficult year for education employees, the state stimulus programme for teachers is an attempt to keep teachers on the job.
Since Nov. 15, Maine’s state government has began disbursing stimulus monies. Over 500,000 people have already received cheques in the sum of $285.
Low-income families and individuals in Maryland will get stimulus cheques. Individuals and families who meet the criteria will get $300 and $500 respectively.
Certain cities are also providing their own stimulus packages, the details of which are included below.
If a family or individual earns less than $35,000 per year in Chicago, they are eligible for universal basic income payments. Participants in the programme are chosen at random and are paid in the form of $500 checks.
Since September, the District of Columbia has begun sending $500 payments to 100 low-income fathers as part of a universal income pilot programme.
Teenagers will get $350 in monthly payments as part of Louisiana’s financial literacy programme. The first payment will be paid in December, and the programme will run for ten months after that. To be eligible, you must be between the ages of 16 and 24, jobless, or not enrolled in school.