There is a piece of good news for the residents of Maine a stimulus check worth $850 will be distributed by the Government of the state from the month of June. Janet Mills, the Governor of Maine approved a bill that stated that the surplus state budget of $1.2 billion will be given as stimulus check payments to approximately 800,000 eligible residents. The bill was approved and became law on 20th April.
Stimulus Check Update For The Residents Of Maine
The majority of the members of the cabinet and lawmakers are standing with Mills regarding the signing of this bill. As per sources, approximately 850,000 people living in the state will be eligible for this check. The individuals who pay taxes must have an annual income of less than $100,000 to get the payment.
The head of household must have an annual earning of less than $150,000 and for joint filers, the annual earning must be less than $200,000. There have been other offers as well from the state government like the relief of property tax for old people, tenants, and homeowners with low income.
Moreover, from the surplus budget, $20 million was allotted for funding 2 straight years of community college for students who are deserving and who must be graduating between 2020 to 2023. In the words of Mills, when there is negotiation in good faith and hard work, both Republicans and Democrats can take a successful decision together.
She also stated that this bill was passed without any bitterness which has previously divided Augusta. Amidst all this, millions of residents of Illinois are preparing to claim their stimulus checks worth $400. JB Pritzker, the Governor of Illinois, approved a bill that allotted the surplus budget of $46.5 billion in 2023 in stimulus check payments. Individuals who earned less than $200,000 in the previous year are eligible to get a rebate of $50.