A PETITION calling on Congress to send $2000 monthly checks to citizens has reached 2.9million signatures, as a fourth federal stimulus check fails to hit bank accounts and state stimulus programs try to bridge the gap.
It’s close to becoming making it one of the most-signed ever petitions on Change.org.
In the petition, organizers call on Congress “to support families with a $2,000 payment for adults and a $1,000 payment for kids immediately, and continuing regular checks for the duration of the crisis.”
“Laid-off workers, furloughed workers, the self-employed, and workers dealing with reduced hours will struggle to pay their rent or put food on the table.”
The petition claims that Americans who are eligible for maximum payments will still struggle as it “will not be enough for most people to continue paying their bills – and avoid slipping into poverty.”
Meanwhile, California’s Golden State Stimulus checks are…