The state that spent the most on stimulus checks

There was a hefty stimulus check worth between $850 and $1,700 

Given to taxpayers in Maine during the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic.

A report from Yahoo Finance indicated that stimulus payments are based on income and filing status.

The UBI in the city of California

In Palm Springs, California, a pilot program for universal basic income has begun.

Each eligible individual will receive $800 per month for 18 months as part of the program.

May 15 was the date of the first payment.

In an effort to supplement the income of those facing racism and gender inequality, 

two Coachella Valley non-profits, Queer Works and DAP Health, developed the program.

To qualify, an annual income of no more than $16,600 was required.

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