The Maine Senate today, Jan. 4, passed an emergency measure that will give checks for $450.00 to eligible Mainers for help in paying to heat their homes.
The state could begin mailing out the first of the $450 relief checks to 880,000 residents before the end of the month.
#BREAKING: Governor Janet Mills has signed her Emergency Winter Energy Relief Plan, which will provide Mainers with $450 checks to help offset heating costs.
The Maine Senate barely passes the emergency measure to provide 880,000 eligible Mainers checks for $450 to help pay to heat their homes this winter. The House again passed the bill by a large majority. The bill now heads to the governor who plans to sign it into law. @WGME pic.twitter.com/qhzz2kRon8
— Brad Rogers WGME (@BradWGME) January 4, 2023
— Jackie Mundry (@j_mundry) January 4, 2023
Relief checks will be sent to an estimated 880,000 Maine residents, including single tax filers making less than $100,000 and couples making less than $200,000. https://t.co/eaEQTnsNQX
— Bangor Daily News (@bangordailynews) January 4, 2023