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Chicago to offer prepaid gas cards to residents amid skyrocketing gas prices

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Chicago will issue up to 50,000 pre-loaded gas cards worth $150 each. The city will also issue 100,000 cards for public transit worth $50. Chicago residents can begin applying for the cards on April 27. The cards will be valid for one year after issued and can only be spent on the cost of fuel.
3 months ago·Chicago, United States

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Chicago to provide free gas and transit cards

Chicago will offer free gas and public transit cards to help combat rising fuel prices and inflation, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Thursday.

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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The Hill

Chicago to offer prepaid gas cards to residents amid skyrocketing gas prices

Story at a glance Chicago will provide a limited number of prepaid gas gift cards to low-income residents.   The average price of a gallon of gas in Chicago is currently $4.22.  Many states are tak…

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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New York Post

Chicago spending $12.5M on free gas, transit cards for needy residents

In order to qualify for the program, Chicago residents must be at least 18 years old, have a valid sticker on their vehicles, and meet a certain household income.

3 months ago·New York, United States
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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot proposes gift cards to help residents pay for gas

The proposal also includes transit cards that will help Illinois residents paying an average of $4.46 per gallon at the pump, compared to a national average of $4.23.

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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abc 7 Chicago

'Chicago Moves' program to make free gas, CTA cards available amid high gas prices, Lightfoot says

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said prepaid gas and CTA cards will be made available to some Chicagoans to offer relief from high gas prices.

3 months ago·Chicago, United States
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NBC Chicago

Here's How to Get Your Free Gas or Public Transit Card Worth Up to $150 in Chicago

As Chicago faces some of the highest gas prices in the country, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced residents will now have the chance to receive free gas and public transit cards across the city.

3 months ago·Chicago, United States
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