The proposed new legislation could give more than a quarter of a million Americans a fresh round of stimulus checks.
Democratic lawmakers in Oregon have finally introduced a bill after months of crafting a plan.
Originally, Oregon lawmakers in the spring flirted with legalization that aimed to send up to $2,000 in stimulus payments to essential workers and give $1,200 to unemployed residents who returned to work .
It was then announced that it would be reduced to $1,000 in January.
Now the one-time payments have been reduced to $600 in a plan that now costs the state $180 million.
It comes after California residents had until February 15 to claim the state’s $1,100 stimulus check.
Stimulus Check News: IRS to manage arrears
The IRS continued to process the backlog of tax returns.
There are other moves you can try to check the status of this one if you still owe a refund.
First, you can use the IRS’ “Where’s My Refund” tool or check the status by viewing your account information online with the agency.
Another thing you can try is to call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 to see what’s going on if you think it’s been too long.
In most cases, no further action is necessary beyond checking the status of your refund. If the IRS needs more information, they will send you a letter.
Hundreds of thousands of workers could receive another round of stimulus payments.
In Oregon, Democratic lawmakers are reportedly “reviving” a proposal that would provide essential employees with a $1,000 stimulus check.
The payments would help residents who were working during the height of the pandemic, Oregon Live reported.