Tag Archives: American Rescue Plan

HUD Unveils $5 Billion In Grants To Target Homelessness

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge today announced the allocation of nearly $5 billion in American Rescue Plan funds to help communities across the country create affordable housing and services for people experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness. Secretary Fudge made the announcement …

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Biden Promises Help To Tackle Drug Addiction Crisis

The Biden Administration revealed its first-year plan to address the nation’s addiction crisis, with 7 priorities highlighted and a focus on the inequality of treatment access. In a video message delivered during the 10th annual Drug and Heroin Summit, President Biden noted that fatal opioid overdoses surged last year as …

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Maryland Governor Bans Garnishment Of Stimulus Checks

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan banned debt collectors from garnishing Marylanders’ latest round of federal stimulus checks Monday. Under Hogan’s latest order on stimulus checks, financial institutions have to consider American Rescue Plan stimulus checks as “protected and cannot be subject to a court-ordered garnishment,” according to a release. “For more than a …

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What Are The Next Steps For The Covid Relief Bill

On Saturday, the Senate passed President Biden‘s $1.9 trillion Covid Relief bill known as the American Rescue Plan. The legislation includes a direct payment of up to $1,400 for an individual, or $2,800 for a couple that files jointly, plus an additional $1,400 per dependent. It extends jobless benefits through …

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Senate Passes Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Covid Relief Bill

After a 25-hour plus marathon voting session, the Senate has passed a $1.9 trillion covid relief package. The American Rescue Plan passed on a 50-49 party-line vote with no Republicans voting for the bill. Alaskan Republican Senator Dan Sullivan left Washington D.C on Friday to attend his father-in-law’s funeral, so Vice …

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