Please see the summary below covering the COVID Relief Package.
The American Rescue Plan to Fund Vaccinations, Provide Immediate, Direct
Relief to Working Families Bearing the Brunt of the COVID-19 Crisis, and
Support Struggling Communities
The COVID-19 pandemic and the corresponding economic crisis are devastating families across the
country. While Congress’s bipartisan action in December was a step in the right direction, it was only
a down payment. We are in a race against time, and absent additional government assistance, the
economic and public health crises could worsen in the months ahead, schools will not be able to
safely reopen, and vaccinations will remain far too slow.
Today, President-elect Biden is announcing the American Rescue Plan, a historic emergency
legislative package to change the course of the pandemic, provide millions of households immediate
relief, build a bridge towards economic recovery, and cut child poverty in half.
● Mount a national vaccination program, contain COVID-19, and safely reopen schools,
including by setting up community vaccination sites nationwide, scaling up testing and tracing,
eliminating supply shortage problems, investing in high-quality treatments, providing…READ COMPLETE ONE PAGE SUMMARY