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$1,000 in US state aid and payments explained

MANY Americans hope Congress will approve a Christmas present in the form of a fourth stimulus check, but as their session winds down, preventing a government shutdown seems to be a priority.

Any help to ease the financial burden of inflation will come from individual states.

Many states offer aid to those in need

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Many states offer aid to those in need

Individuals are trying to get the attention of Congress.

A restaurant owner in Denver, Colorado started a Change.org petition asking Congress to provide monthly payments of $2,000 for adults and $1,000 for children until the pandemic is over.

The petition is approaching 3 million signatures.

The Senior Citizens League is lobbying Congress to send a $1,400 incentive check to Social Security recipients.

The impartial senior citizens’ group also has a petition, but Congress has not complied with their request either.

Here is a list of states that do or do not give money to people in need.

Alabama

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

The state’s ALtogether program hopes to connect people in need with services.

Alaska

The Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) pays eligible Alaska residents an investment income of mineral royalties.

The 2021 PFD amount is $1,114.

The funds went out on October 11, 2021.

The state is also looking to help residents with their winter heating bills.

Arizona

The state’s Back to Work program offers a one-time bonus of $2,000.

Eligible individuals who returned to work and worked for 8 weeks between May 13, 2021 and September 6, 2021 are eligible for $2,000.

Bonuses are awarded after the person has stopped receiving unemployment benefits and has met work requirements with a qualified employer.

$300 million was set aside for this program.

Financing is available on a first come, first served basis.

The program stops when the money runs out.

Arkansas

No word of a fourth stimulus control.

California

California the Golden State Stimulus I and Golden State Stimulus II.

Golden State Stimulus II checks ranged from $600 to $1,100.

In addition, the City of Los Angeles launched its guaranteed income pilot program.

In 2022, approximately 3,000 families will receive $1,000 for a year.

Paper checks are sent with the last three digits of your zip code and will be sent through January 11, 2022.

Colorado

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

Connecticut

Back to Work CT program is giving a $1,000 bonus to the first 10,000 unemployed eligible individuals who get a job and keep it for two months.

Approximately $10 million has been earmarked for the program.

This will run until December 31, 2021.

Delaware

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

Florida

Some employees received a payment of $1,000.

Teachers and first responders were eligible.

The one-time payments for Florida workers were a thank you to those who acted during the pandemic.

The checks were in August 2021 from the door.

The Florida governor has also proposed a new round of teacher bonuses for 2022.

Georgia

During the summer, Georgia paid full-time teachers and administrators $1,000.

Part-time teachers received $500.

Approximately 230,000 K-12 faculty and staff were eligible for the benefit.

Hawaii

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

Idaho

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

Illinois

The City of Chicago will give $500 to 5,000 low-income families as part of its pilot program for guaranteed basic income.

Payments are expected to begin in 2022.

Indiana

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

Iowa

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

Kansas

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

Kentucky

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

Louisiana

No word on a fourth stimulus control.

Maine

The state of Maine sends its people who work during the pandemic a single disaster payment of $ 285.

Payments started in November and will continue until the end of 2021.

Maryland

Maryland gave eligible residents payments of $500 for families and $300 for individuals who filed for the earned income tax credit.

Payments are in progress depending on when you filed your taxes.

Massachusetts

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

Michigan

The state also paid a risk allowance of $ 500 for teachers and support staff.

Those checks went out in February 2021.

Minnesota

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

Mississippi

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

Missouri

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

Nebraska

No word on a fourth stimulus control.

Nevada

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

New Hampshire

The state gives a check for $1,086 to families with no income.

It is part of the program, Temporary Assistance for families in need.

Payments are monthly for eligible families.

New Jersey

No word of a fourth incentive but the state has a $500 tax credit to eligible families.

The checks were sent in the summer.

New Mexico

More than 4,000 low-income households will receive a one-time payment of $750 in emergency financial assistance.

The payment will go to people on low incomes who have not received federal pandemic incentive payments.

At the end of November, the payments started to run out.

New York

The state will provide one-time incentive payments of $2,750 to workers in select tourism industries as part of the Tourism Worker Recovery Fund.

As many as 36,000 workers are out of work because these sectors and jobs had the least chance of returning after the pandemic.

Eligible employees will be contacted in November.

North Carolina

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

North Dakota

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

Ohio

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

Oklahoma

The state gives a one-time, $1,200 back-to-work incentive benefit to the unemployed who have found a job.

Payments began to go out in the summer

Oregon

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

Pennsylvania

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

Rhode Island

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

south carolina

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

south dakota

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

Tennessee

Some government employees receive danger pay.

Full-time teachers receive a $1,000 bonus.

Part-time teachers receive $400.

The amounts differ per district.

Payments are handed out by the end of the year.

Texas

Some school districts give teachers a raise.

Utah

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

Vermont

No fourth stimulus check, but it offers people who take a job in that state and move to Vermont a one-time payment.

The New Relocating Worker Grant is $ 7,500 worth.

Virginia

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

Washington

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

West Virginia

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

Wisconsin

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

Wyoming

No word on a fourth stimulus check.

We further explain Golden State’s California stimulus program.

Plus, information about the child discount and the December payment.

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