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Governor Newsom Announces New Round of $600 Stimulus Checks

The state of California today announcing the largest ever state tax rebate in U.S. history.

Governor Gavin Newsom says because of a $75 billion budget surplus, the state is sending checks to more than three quarters of California tax payers. People making up to $75,000 will receive a check of $600. $500 more will go to qualifying families with dependents. Newsom says he will have to work out details with lawmakers.

The package also includes $5.2 billion for rental assistance and $2 billion to help people catch up on utility payments.

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