Millions could receive relief checks between $1,000
and $2,000 under the $17.6 billion fund
Up to 2.5 million households may receive relief checks soon,
and seniors could see lower taxes as a result of a new proposal.
As part of his two-year spending and tax plan,
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz proposed the payments.
The government estimates a record-breaking surplus of $17.5 billion,
which would be distributed to schools, paid worker leave, and tax breaks.
A total of $16 billion is expected to be spent on these measures.
In response to the economic pressures on families, Mr. Walz said that
the government has the ability to relieve some of those pressures.
Whether it's reducing the cost of child care or
putting money back into people's pockets, he said.
I want to know how much I can get
Direct payments could be missed by hundreds of thousands
of families due to lowered income limits, but for those
Who qualify, they could be a bit more lucrative.
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