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Mar 11

American Rescue Plan Signed Into Law

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on March 11, 2021 at 11:06 AM by Legislative Staff

The House of Representatives passed the American Rescue Plan on Wednesday and President Joe Biden is scheduled to sign it on Friday. This $1.9 trillion package includes $350 billion funding for state and local governments as well was direct payments to working families; extensive expansion of child tax credits; aggressive action to speed up COVID-19 vaccinations and contain the virus; provides the resources needed to allow schools to safely re-open; immediate economic relief for Americans hit hardest; and support for struggling communities.

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