In two short years, the Biden administration and Democratic leaders in Congress have passed critical legislation to help the country recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, rebuild crumbling infrastructure, and lower health care costs for millions of Americans. The American Rescue Plan (ARP) helped rural and underserved populations stabilize and prosper in the aftermath of the pandemic. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) is bringing broadband connectivity, clean water, and updated public transportation to communities across the country. The Inflation Reduction Act cuts health care costs by ensuring large corporations and the wealthiest Americans pay their fair share in taxes. This collection highlights the stories of everyday Americans affected by the historic legislation passed over the past two years.
The above excerpt was originally published in the Center for American Progress Action Fund.
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