What They’re Reading: Thanks to President Biden and Democrats, American Rescue Plan Sends Billions to State and Local Governments

Help is here — no thanks to a single Republican in Congress

Thanks to President Biden and Democrats, $350 billion in aid is now on its way to states and cities across the country to help fund critical projects, cover pandemic-related costs, and close the gap from lost revenue due to the pandemic. As people across the country read about this critical relief, they won’t soon forget that it passed no thanks to a single Republican in Congress. 

Here’s a look at what voters in states across the country are reading — and seeing — about the American Rescue Plan:

In Arkansas: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: Virus aid of $2.6B allotted for state
In California: Los Angeles Times: California, Los Angeles get billions in federal relief money for pandemic costs
In Colorado: The Denver Post: Billions in federal dollars start pouring into Colorado. Here’s how much your city will get
In Florida: Tampa Bay Times: How Biden’s American Rescue Plan helps out Florida’s cities
In Georgia: Fox28: Georgia set to receive over $8 billion in coronavirus relief funds
In Iowa: KITV: Iowa schools benefit from the American Rescue Plan
In Kentucky: 14News: Ky. to receive over $2.1B from American Rescue Plan Act
In Louisiana: KATC: American Rescue Plan Money in Louisiana: Here’s the breakdown
In Maine: Press Herald: South Portland to get additional $8 million in federal pandemic aid
In Michigan: Detroit Free Press: Nearly $11B in COVID-19 relief funds available for Michigan: What cities, counties may get 
In Minnesota: Star Tribune: Billions in state and local aid soon begin path to Minnesota
In Mississippi: WLBT: Seven Mississippi cities set to split $101M in COVID-19 relief funding, White House says
In Nebraska: Associated Press: Nebraska to get $1 billion in federal aid from rescue plan
In Nevada: 8News Now: Titus, Lee applaud $2.7 billion allocation to Nevada COVID-19 relief
In New Hampshire: New Hampshire Business Review: New Hampshire restaurants see relief as Restaurant Revitalization Fund ramps up
In New York: Press-Republican: ‘Truly Helps’: No. Co. leaders happy to have COVID aid on way
In Ohio: Chronicle-Telegram: Lorain, Elyria, Lorain County to receive more than $111 million from American Rescue Plan
In Oklahoma: The Oklahoman: Stimulus money released for state, local and tribal governments
In Oregon: WATU: Oregon, Washington to receive billions in coronavirus aid from American Rescue Plan Act
In Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh Business Times: Here’s how much 10-county Pittsburgh region is getting from $350B American Rescue Plan
In Texas: Dallas Morning News: Texas gets $15.8B bonanza in pandemic aid, far more than it lost in revenue
In Virginia: Richmond Times-Dispatch: Editorial: Purposeful American Rescue Plan investments can generate long-term growth for Virginia
Henrico Times: Henrico to receive $64.2M in American Rescue Plan funds
In West Virginia: WFXR: Mountain State gets more than $1.1M to help homeless West Virginians
In Wisconsin: CBS58: Critical funding announced for Wisconsin’s older adults through the American Rescue Plan