Eligible families in five different states may soon see a stimulus payment of up to $1,000.
Families not collecting child tax credits last received funding from the federal government nearly 8 months ago. That was when the last stimulus check was sent.
Many families are still struggling in the aftermath of a global pandemic.
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Some states step in to help their residents, but not everyone is eligible.
These are the states that provide economic aid to families, and who qualifies?
Connecticut has created a Back to Work program that pays out $1,000 checks to eligible individuals. They will be shipped between May 30 and December 31
There are specific requirements, such as when a resident filed for unemployment and how long he was on it. Residents must also have a job to be eligible.
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Florida and Georgia are both paying teachers and principals $1,000 for their efforts during the pandemic.
New Mexico opened applications for residents to apply for economic aid. Previously, only low-income households were eligible and the checks were worth $750.
Tennessee will pay full-time school employees a $1,000 bonus. Part-time school employees will receive a $500 bonus. This is part of legislation passed in 2021 to help those who have suffered financially during the pandemic.
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