Six months after it was signed into law, the American Rescue Plan continues to deliver needed relief to communities across the country, thanks to President Biden and Democrats. The American Rescue Plan — which is providing significant investments to fill the gaps created by the pandemic, make needed infrastructure improvements, increase pay for essential workers, expand broadband, help small businesses, and more — is so popular that Republicans like Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds continue to take credit for it, despite universally opposing the relief package.
Keep reading to learn more on how aid from the American Rescue Plan is making a significant difference for Americans across the country, no thanks to a single Republican in Congress.
- In Ohio: Dayton Daily News: ‘Lights are turning back on:’ Federal aid has allowed local groups to keep their doors open
- In Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pittsburgh region’s fire and EMS departments applaud relief funds after months of COVID-19 hardships
- In Wisconsin: Sheboygan Press: Here’s how Sheboygan city and county officials might spend a ‘tremendous influx’ of pandemic funds
- In Iowa: The Gazette: Cedar Rapids to devote $10.2M in American Rescue Plan aid to west-side flood protection
- In Virginia: WRIC: This is how $77.5 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding will be used in Richmond
- In South Carolina: WSPA: American Rescue Plan helps expedite Pickens Co. broadband expansion project
- In Maryland: The Star Democrat: Easton mayor distributes $8M in American Rescue Plan Act checks
- In Oklahoma: Tulsa Public Radio: State grants manager: $37M in American Rescue Plan funds distributed to small Oklahoma cities so far
- In Louisiana: BR Proud: Mayor Broome announces second round of American Rescue Plan funding
- In Kansas: KSHB: Kansas hospital systems receive funding to retain workers
- In California: The Californian: $12 million of Salinas’ American Rescue Plan Act funding will go to homelessness and housing
- In Mississippi: The Northside Sun: American Rescue Plan Funds R’land Water and Sewer Projects