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For Millions of People, Relief From the COVID-19 Stimulus Package Remains Out of Reach

Time: For Millions of People, Relief From the COVID-19 Stimulus Package Remains Out of Reach, (April 8, 2020)

This article talks about the difficulty millions of newly unemployed people are having getting the help they need and goes on to talk about the one-time federal stimulus payments, about which Justice in Aging attorney Tracey Gronniger, was interviewed. The $1,200 stimulus payment from the federal government leaves out an estimated 8 million undocumented immigrants working in the U.S. and it  remains unclear how millions of individuals dependent on Supplemental Security Income, many of whom do not file taxes due to their meager incomes, will receive funds. “It’s really placing a burden on very low-income people who are already having difficulty making ends meet,” said Tracey.

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