One Year Later, Rep. Wexton Highlights Unprecedented Recovery Powered By American Rescue Plan
Washington, March 16, 2022
Washington, DC – One year since Democrats’ American Rescue Plan Act was signed into law, Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) highlighted how this legislation changed the course of the pandemic, put working Virginians back on the path to financial security, and supported police officers, firefighters, health care workers, and other frontline heroes.
“In the year since we passed the American Rescue Plan, businesses have reopened, kids have returned to their classrooms, and our economy has roared back.” said Rep. Wexton. “With the resources we’ve delivered in this historic legislation, we’ve got COVID on the run and have more tools than ever to keep our communities safe and healthy. As we mark this anniversary, I’m working hard to build on this progress by lowering costs for families and continuing our strong recovery.”
The American Rescue Plan has deployed billions in funds to help Virginia contain COVID-19 and build a strong economic recovery, including funding for Virginia’s state and local governments, resources to reopen schools, relief checks for families, child care support, and emergency rental assistance.
Nationally, these investments have powered an unprecedented economic recovery that has delivered:
In Virginia’s 10th District, American Rescue Plan funds have provided a lifeline for small businesses, enabled schools to reopen safely and make up for lost learning, helped expand broadband access, and much more:
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