Why some seniors won’t get payments from California’s ‘inflation relief’


AFTER SUMMER RECESS BACK HERE IN CALIFORNIA LIVE. LOOK AT THE STATE CAPITOL NOW LAWMAKERS ARE MOVING FORWARD WITH AN AGREEMENT TO HELP CALIFORNIANS FACED WITH HIGH GAS PRICES AND INFLATION. THE DEAL WILL GIVE SOME MONEY BACK TO TAXPAYERS KCRA THREES LOS AMY TREE. IS NOW WITH WHO CAN EXPECT TO GET THOSE PAYMENTS AND WHEN JOSE. ANDREA THE STATE ESTIMATES. THIS WILL HELP ROUGHLY 23 MILLION CALIFORNIANS PAYING THOSE HIGH PRICES AT THE PUMP HERE. IT’S CLOSE TO SIX BUCKS AND MANY OTHER PLACES MORE THAN SIX BUCKS A GALLON FOR GAS. WHILE FILLING UP AT THE SACRAMENTO 49ER TRAVEL PLAZA TODAY, LARRY KING WATCHED CLOSELY AS THE CLIMBED NEVER EVER EVER AND IT’S STILL GOING. HE’S NEVER PAID THIS MUCH FOR THIS CAR. HE SAID EVEN SNAPPING A PICTURE 98 DOLLARS A HUNDRED BUCKS A TENTATIVE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE AND LAWMAKERS. AIMS TO HELP MILLIONS OF CALIFORNIANS WILL GET REBATES BASED ON THEIR INCOME OF EITHER 350 250 OR 200 DOLLARS PER TAXPAYER PLUS AN ADDITIONAL PAYMENT OF THAT SAME AMOUNT IF THEY HAVE AT LEAST ONE DEPENDENT THAT WOULD MEAN ALIVE KNOWING THAT THEY ARE. HELPING US TO TRY TO HELP US WITH THIS SITUATION KNOWING THAT IT’S JUST SO HIGH THE STATE ESTIMATES DIRECT DEPOSITS AND DEBIT CARDS WILL START GOING OUT BY LATE OCTOBER AND FINISH BY THE END OF THE YEAR OR EARLY NEXT YEAR. IT’D BE NICE IF IT WAS SOONER. YEAH, DEFINITELY, YOU KNOW, IT’S IN OUR POCKETBOOKS NOW AND WE HAVE TO PLAN FOR IT, BUT OTHERS LIKE TERRY RIGBY SAY NO MATTER WHEN THE REBATES GO OUT. IT MAY NOT BE ENOUGH. PRICE YOU CAN’T GO ANYWHERE CAN’T GO VISIT MY DAUGHTER IN THE BAY AREA. SHE’S NOT COMING TO SEE ME FOR THE PRICE OF GAS EITHER. AND HE’S BEEN FEELING THE EFFECTS BOTH. PERSONAL AND PROF ESSIONALLY AS A TRUCK DRIVER. JUST MY COMPANY ALMOST WENT UNDER THEY BORROWED MONEY TO STAY HERE BECAUSE IN THE BEGINNING THE GAS WAS WAY UP. AND THEY WEREN’T GETTING MORE MONEY FOR WHAT WE CALL IN AN EFFORT TO HELP BUSINESSES. THE DEAL WOULD ALSO SUSPEND THE GENERAL FUND PORTION OF THE SALES TAX ON DIESEL FUEL. IT WOULD REDUCE COSTS BY ABOUT 23 CENTS A GALLON FOR ONE YEAR STARTING ON OCTOBER 1ST. ALL THESE LITTLE BAND-AIDS ARE TRYING TO PUT ON IT IS NOT ENOUGH TO HELP ANYTHING. IT’S NOT. WELL, THIS DEAL WOULD SUSPEND PART OF THE TAX ON DIESEL. IT WOULD NOT SUSPEND THE STATES 51 CENTS A GALLON GAS TAX ACROSS THE BOARD. IN FACT, THAT TAX IS ACTUALLY SCHEDULED TO GO UP THREE CENTS ON FRIDAY LIVE IN SACRAMENTO. LIZANY TREE KCRA 3 NEWS AND JOSE HAVE LAWMAKERS CONSIDERED SUSPENDING THE GAS TAX. I KNOW WE’VE TALKED A LOT ABOUT THIS IN THE PAST. RIGHT REPUBLICANS HAVE REPEATEDLY CALLED FOR THAT GAS TAX SUSPENSION. THEY SAY IT WOULD PROVIDE IMMEDIATE RELIEF TO CUSTOMERS WHILE DEMOCRATS HAVE SAID THAT THERE’S NO GUARANTEE THAT THAT WILL GET. STORM THAT THE SAVINGS WILL GET PASSED ON TO THE CUSTOMER. THEY ALSO SAY THAT THE REBATES WILL RESULT IN BIGGER PAYMENTS TO PEOPLE AS OPPOSED TO SAVING PENNIES AT THE PUM

Here’s why some seniors and others won’t get payments from California’s ‘inflation relief’ programs



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