This year, a number of lingering pandemic problems have dominated the news as record inflation has continued to harm American families. Only a week remains until the crucial midterm elections, and both main parties are yet again debating stimulus check payments.
According to a recent study, which Newsweek published, over 2/3rds of Americans support the national govt issuing additional stimulus check payments to aid them in battling inflation.
Redfield & Wilton Strategies, a research firm, surveyed fifteen hundred American citizens between October 23 & 24, 2022, to conduct the survey for Newsweek. The results showed that 63% of participants were in favor of the national govt issuing new inflationary stimulus check payments. 42% of those surveyed indicated that they “agree wholeheartedly” with more support being provided.
The provided federal three Economic Impact Payments (EIPs) to qualified U.S. taxpayers during in the COVID-19 epidemic. A stimulus check for twelve hundred dollars was sent in April 2020, and an another for six-hundred dollars was issued in December 2020–January 2021. According to USA.gov, the IRS made the final payment of fourteen hundred dollars to eligible Americans in March 2021.
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There has been a frenzied debate on additional federal assistance for Americans ever since. In response to the current year’s persistently rampant inflation, several state governments have taken things into their own arms and used budget surpluses to help residents who are still struggling.
Many others, meanwhile, are against the concept of extra aid. According to the Redfield & Wilton Strategies/Newsweek study, 15% of respondents are undecided, while 18% are opposed to new inflationary stimulus check payments. Another 3% are unsure of their view on the issue.