Lawmakers Approve Economic Relief Package With $600 Stimulus Payments To Low-Income Californians

February 23, 2021

Lawmakers expect a significant tax windfall this year and are not ruling out passing another stimulus package in the future. Sen. Nancy Skinner (D–Berkeley) said the relief package approved Monday was tailored to help individuals and businesses that were left out of federal aid.

“If we find that the next federal action leaves some key components out, then we may consider doing that with additional funds,” Skinner said. “But there may be other parts of California’s economic activity that need some boost, which we’ll also look carefully at.”


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