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American Rescue Plan State Utilization Database
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 – a $1.9 trillion economic relief package – was signed by President Joe Biden March 11. The act addresses the need for short-term economic relief and provides long-term investments for economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The American Rescue Plan Act: Information and Tools for States
The American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021, a $1.9 trillion economic relief package, was signed by President Joe Biden on March 11. Learn more about the breakdown of funding available in the ARP and opportunities for states to leverage these funds for state economic and civic recovery. Browse resources by policy area below.
How States are Putting American Rescue Plan Dollars to Work
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 includes $350 billion in new funding for state, local, territorial and tribal governments through the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund. Within that fund, $195 billion is distributed to state governments and Washington, D.C. While there are some restrictions on the use of funds, states have considerable discretion.