Breaking News: California: State lawmakers approves COVID-19 relief package that includes $600 stimulus payments for 5.7 million Californians.

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):

Source: Office of the Governor of California Gavin Newsom (Information):

California: State lawmakers have approved on Monday, February 22nd, 2021 a COVID-19 relief package that includes $600 stimulus payments for 5.7 million Californians.

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced via Twitter the COVID-19 relief package aimed at helping lower-income people through the COVID-19 pandemic.

The economic relief package with the Legislature that includes: $2 BILLION in grants for small businesses (QUADRUPLED), Fee relief for 59,000 restaurants/bars, Fee relief for 600,000 barber & cosmetology businesses and $600 stimulus checks for 5.7 million Californians,” California Governor Gavin Newsom tweeted via twitter.

The $600 stimulus payments will be a one-time payment that people in California who are eligible will get between 45 days and 60 days after receiving their state tax refunds.

Those enrolled in the CalWORKS and Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants are also qualify for the one-time payment.

According to the Franchise Tax Board, California Governor Gavin Newsom will sign it into law on Tuesday.

More information is still coming into ZachNews.

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