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Stimulus checks for gas? Here’s what could be coming your way.

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Americans already faced searing inflation when gas prices surged to an all-time high earlier this month. Now, some lawmakers want the federal government to offer stimulus payments or rebate checks to help reduce the pain at the pump.

Families with two children could get as much $300 per month as long as the nation's average gas price exceeds $4 a gallon, according to one new bill proposed by Reps. Mike Thompson of California, John Larson of Connecticut and Lauren Underwood of Illinois. All three lawmakers are Democrats.

And on Wednesday, California Governor Gavin Newsom said he's proposing to send direct payments of $400 per vehicle to state residents, with a cap of two vehicles. Pending approval from California lawmakers, the checks could arrive as soon as July, the statement said. Drivers in California face some of the highest gas prices in the nation, with the state average at $5.87 per gallon on Wednesday, according to AAA.

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Californians could soon get $400 gas rebate

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — State lawmakers are expected to announce a $400 gas rebate proposal Thursday for every California taxpayer.

Sacramentans who spoke with Nexstar’s FOX40 about the proposed rebate said the money would be nice, but the duration of high gas prices is still a big concern.

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