State Stimulus Checks Go Out To Residents In 2023

Stimulus checks

The American Department of Agriculture provides certain workers $665 million in relief under the Farm and Food Workers Relief program. Every eligible frontline worker and farmer will be eligible for a $600 one-off stimulus check. Frontline workers include grocery and meatpacking workers. Tribal entities, state agencies, and non-profits can apply for a grant until February 8, 2023. The funds can range between $5 and $50 million and are payable by the federal government.

Another group of workers eligible for the stimulus check includes field workers, farmhands, cooling center workers, and tractor drivers. The person should have worked on any day between January 2020 and December 2022.

Getting the dept. Of agriculture stimulus check

One organization specifically assisting farmers is the non-profit Comte de Bienestar. The organization helps Mexican Americans and also immigrants to overcome economic issues and is situated in Arizona. Local workers who are eligible for the stimulus check can reach out to the organization for support. Comite director Tony Reyes said that the stimulus checks are not just for field workers. Even cooling center workers and tractor drivers are eligible for the payments.

He said that all people linked to the agricultural sector are eligible for the stimulus checks. Two thousand farmworkers in Yuma County alone are eligible for the $600 stimulus check. Payments are also available for over 2 M renters and homeowners in New Jersey. They are worth up to $450 and $15,000 respectively. To be eligible for the Affordable New Jersey Communities for Homeowners and Renters program (ANCHOR), one must have rented or owned a home as on October 1, 2019, file or be exempt from state income tax, and also meet the income (AGI) requirements. The state has extended the application deadline for the New Jersey program to February 28, 2023.