FACT SHEET: President Biden Issues Call for State and Local Leaders to Dedicate More American Rescue Plan Funding to Make Our Communities Safer – And Deploy These Dollars Quickly

President Biden also highlights $10 billion in American Rescue Plan funding already committed to public safety and violence prevention and praises those states, cities, and rural counties that have answered his call to action. President Biden believes that Americans deserve to feel safe no matter where they live, and he is committed to using every…

First Lady Jill Biden Leads Administration Officials in Call for Puerto Rican Families to Sign Up for the American Rescue Plan’s Expanded Child Tax Credit

President Biden is committed to creating an economy that works for every American. Part of that agenda is to ensure that families in Puerto Rico are treated fairly in our tax system. Historically, the prior Child Tax Credit (CTC) only applied to families in Puerto Rico with three or more qualifying children, and therefore only…

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Celebrate the First Anniversary of the American Rescue Plan

Last Friday marked one year since President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law. This historic legislation drove our economic recovery, helped students safely return to their classrooms, and allowed Americans to get back to work. Moody’s estimates that 4 million of the 7.4 million jobs created in the first year of the Biden-Harris…

FACT SHEET: How The American Rescue Plan Is Keeping America’s Schools Open Safely, Combating Learning Loss, And Addressing Student Mental Health

On March 11, 2021 – one year ago today – President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act into law, an unprecedented $1.9 trillion package of emergency assistance measures. The ARP provides a historic investment in America’s preschool through twelfth grade (P-12) schools in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to keep schools safely open,…

The American Rescue Plan People Difference

ARP powered historic jobs recovery – with the largest calendar increase in jobs on record, unemployment down to 3.8%, and record drops in Hispanic Unemployment and Youth Unemployment – and ensured less scarring than any recovery in memory.Lowering Health Care Costs and Increasing Health Coverage 14.5 million Americans – the most ever – signed up…

During Week of Anniversary of American Rescue Plan, Biden-Harris Administration Highlights Health Insurance Subsidies That Promoted Critical Increases in Enrollment and Cost Savings

The American Rescue Plan (ARP) made essential investments to expand health care coverage and reduce costs for millions of Americans.  The COVID-19 pandemic laid bare critical shortcomings in our health care and health insurance systems, and the ARP shored up vital gaps by providing more affordable coverage to millions of American, including many who lost…

FACT SHEET: Department of Education Announces State-by-State American Rescue Plan Funding for Colleges and Universities

During Week of Anniversary of American Rescue Plan, Biden-Harris Administration Highlights Investments in Community Colleges, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and Other Critical Institutions Today, the Department of Education announced state-by-state breakdown of funding for colleges and universities provided in the President’s American Rescue Plan – one of the largest one-time infusions of funding ever…

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