Gas stimulus money: Here’s who would get $100 when prices spike if new bill passes

A gas pump in Grand Rapids, Michigan. (Joel Bissell | MLive.com)Joel Bissell | MLive.com

A group of federal lawmakers are pushing for a bill that would provide $100 monthly stimulus payments to some people when gas goes above $4-per-gallon.

Not everyone would qualify, however.

Reps. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., John Larson, D-Conn., and Lauren Underwood, D-Ill., introduced the bill, known as the Gas Rebate Act of 2022, in response to soaring gas prices. According to AAA, the current national average for a gallon of gas is $4.24, up from $3.61 a month ago and $2.86 a year ago.

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