# Relief checks
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf Pitched His Plan to Send $2,000 Checks to Families Again
Pennsylvania State Republicans said the money should be kept for a recession instead of helping families in need. On Monday, Governor Wolf pitched his plan to provide a $2,000 check to a quarter million Pennsylvania families. The governor said, “he's not giving up on calling on Republican lawmakers to pass his Pennsylvania Opportunity Program.”
Maine lawmakers vote "yes" to sending $850 relief checks to 858,000 people
In an effort to help the residents of Maine, state lawmakers have decided to send out $850 relief checks to more than 858,000 people. Andrey Popov/Getty Images (Canva Pro license)
Gov Mills : $850 relief checks are being sent to an estimated 858,000 Maine residents
An estimated 858,000 Mainers will receive direct checks of $850 to offset steep prices for fuel and raging inflation. The move comes as Governor Janet Mills signed the supplemental budget into law this week.