On March 11, 2021, the Biden administration enacted the American Rescue Plan (ARP) to ease pandemic-related financial hardship for families and communities across the country. The ARP extended emergency relief, drastically cut unemployment and child poverty rates, and delivered millions of dollars to local governments to address unique needs in their communities. On the ARP’s second anniversary, Americans across the country share how this historic funding has helped them and their communities.
The above excerpt was originally published in the Center for American Progress Action Fund.
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