Fourth Round of Stimulus Checks: Petitions Edge Toward 4M Signatures as Americans Demand Even More

Fourth Round of Stimulus Checks: Petitions Edge Toward 4M Signatures as Americans Demand Even More


How much “free” money do the American people want from the federal government? For some, the answer seems to be, “How much have you got?”

And in their estimation, Uncle Sam has a lot. According to Newsweek, several petitions on Change.org are demanding additional stimulus checks or a universal basic income from the government due to the pandemic — despite the fact that a tight labor market has made employment a breeze for most to obtain.

The petitions have garnered over 3.75 million signatures combined, even though additional stimulus doesn’t appear to be on Congress’ agenda.

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Previous stimulus checks prompted by the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic included a $1,200 payment in March of 2020, followed by $600 in December of 2020 and $1,400

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