The American Rescue Plan provides needed relief to state, local, and Tribal governments to enable them to continue to support the public health response and lay the foundation for a strong and equitable economic recovery. In addition to helping these governments address the revenue losses they have experienced as a result of the crisis, it will help them cover the costs they incur responding to the public health emergency and — most important — provide the foundation for an equitable reimagining of the way we support children and their families.
(03/06/2021) H. R. 1319 – American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, The One Hundred Seventeenth Congress of the United States of America
GENERAL SUMMARIES AND GUIDANCE
(05/25/2021) Implementing the American Rescue Plan, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
(03/10/2021) What the American Rescue Plan Act Means for Children and Families, Children’s Defense Fund
(03/09/2021) American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, National Conference of State Legislatures
GENERAL ANALYSIS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
(04/22/2021) 3 Principles for an Antiracist, Equitable State Response to COVID-19 — and a Stronger Recovery, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
(03/25/2021) Messaging & Framing Guidance: The American Rescue Plan & the Continued Need for State Investments, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
(03/2021) The Cradle to Career Guide to Federal Relief Funding for Kids During and Beyond COVID-19, Children’s Funding Project
SUPPLEMENT, NOT SUPPLANT
PREVIOUS COVID RELIEF LEGISLATION
(03/20/2020) S. 3548 – Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”), The One Hundred Sixteenth Congress of the United States of America
(12/27/2020) H.R 133 – Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act of 2021, The One Hundred Sixteenth Congress of the United States of America
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The Alliance for Early Success Statement on the Passage of the American Rescue Plan