FACT SHEET: New Data Show the American Rescue Plan and Other Pandemic Relief Funds Have Helped 18 Million College Students

Today, the Biden-Harris Administration announced that an estimated 18 million[1]  students have received direct financial aid since the start of 2021 thanks to the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF), which was dramatically expanded by President Biden in the American Rescue Plan (ARP). Today’s announcement and a report from the Department of Education (Department) show…

Readout: White House, Treasury, and State Officials Discuss American Rescue Plan Investments in Manufacturing Through the State Small Business Credit Initiative

On Thursday, October 27th 2022, officials from the White House, Treasury Department, Arizona, Michigan, and Minnesota met with stakeholders to discuss key investments from the American Rescue Plan’s (ARP) State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI), which are expected to result in billions of dollars of financing to small businesses involved in manufacturing and critical supply…

FACT SHEET: American Rescue Plan Funds Provided a Critical Lifeline to 200,000 Child Care Providers – Helping Millions of Families to Work

Today, the White House announced that the American Rescue Plan – through its historic $24 billion Child Care Stabilization Program – has already provided vital aid to help more than 200,000 child care providers keep their doors open to as many as 9.5 million children, helping their parents work. Stabilization funds have already assisted providers…

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Announces American Rescue Plan’s Historic Investments in Community Health Workforce

$225 Million in Training Grants Awarded Today; American Rescue Plan Investments for Community Health Workforce Total Over $1.1 Billion Today, the Biden-Harris Administration is awarding $225 million in American Rescue Plan funds to train over 13,000 Community Health Workers (CHWs). In response to the acute need to expand the health care workforce and address pandemic-related burnout,…

Remarks by President Biden on American Rescue Plan Investments

South Court Auditorium Eisenhower Executive Office Building 11:23 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you all for your patience.  Secretary Raimondo, thank you. Before we begin, I’d like to speak very briefly about today’s jobs report that was just been issued.  We received more good news.  In August, the economy created 315,000 new jobs.  The great American jobs machine…

President Biden to Announce 21 Winners of $1 Billion American Rescue Plan Regional Challenge

Funding Provides Regional Investments to Transform Local Economies, Create Good-Paying Jobs, Jumpstart Emerging Industries, and Prepare Workforce for the Future WASHINGTON – Today, President Biden will announce the 21 winners of the $1 billion Build Back Better Regional Challenge, the most impactful regional economic development competition in decades. Funded by President Biden’s American Rescue Plan…

Remarks by Vice President Harris at the American Rescue Plan Workforce Development Summit

South Court AuditoriumEisenhower Executive Office Building 11:28 A.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Good morning, everyone.  Good morning.  Thank you, Se- — AUDIENCE MEMBER:  Good morning! THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Good mor- — (laughs) — good morning. What an array of extraordinary American leaders.  So, thank you all for being here and for the work you’re doing every day. And, Secretary Walsh,…

FACT SHEET: White House Announces over $40 Billion in American Rescue Plan Investments in Our Workforce – With More Coming

Vice President Kamala Harris to deliver remarks at White House Summit and reinforce call for state and local leaders to invest American Rescue Plan funds to help more Americans secure good-paying jobs On Wednesday, the White House will announce that over $40 Billion in American Rescue Plan funds have been committed to strengthening and expanding…

FACT SHEET: President Biden Announces Historic American Rescue Plan Pension Relief for Millions of Union Workers and Retirees

Tomorrow, President Biden will join union workers and retirees at the Max S. Hayes High School in Cleveland, Ohio to announce the final rule implementing the American Rescue Plan’s Special Financial Assistance program. The American Rescue Plan provided critical assistance to working families and jump started our economic recovery, re-opening 99% of schools, helping to…

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