A Week Later, Americans Already Seeing Benefits From The American Rescue Plan
March 18, 2021
A week after the American Rescue Plan was signed into law, Americans are already seeing the benefits as vaccinations continue to ramp up, tens of millions of checks have already been delivered, and schools are getting more funding to safely reopen faster. Americans won’t forget that help is here, no thanks to Republicans.
SHOTS IN ARMS: President Biden will surpass his 100 million vaccinations goal six weeks early, as the pace of vaccinations continues to ramp up.
Bloomberg: “Biden to Reach 100 Million Vaccinations Goal Six Weeks Early”
Bloomberg: “As of Wednesday, his 57th day in office, the U.S. had vaccinated nearly 98 million people since Biden’s inauguration. The pace of shots has risen to an average of nearly 2.5 million per day for the last week.”
MONEY IN POCKETS: Less than a week after passing the American Rescue Plan, 90 million checks had already been issued.
Wall Street Journal: “The U.S. government has issued approximately 90 million stimulus payments worth $242 billion, more than half of the estimated total relief authorized under the latest Covid-19 relief package, the Treasury Department said Wednesday.”
KIDS IN SCHOOLS: President Biden is providing $10 billion from the American Rescue Plan to help schools expand testing and reopen faster.
NBC News: “Biden administration to provide $10 billion to school Covid-19 testing program to speed reopening”