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Rep. Frankel Statement on House Passage of Major COVID Relief Legislation
West Palm Beach, FL, February 27, 2021
Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21), released the following statement after the most recent COVID relief bill, the American Rescue Plan, passed the House of Representatives.
“This past year has tested us like never before—the COVID-19 pandemic has destroyed lives and livelihoods, leaving many Americans grieving for their loved ones and worrying about how to put food on the table,” said Rep. Frankel. “The good news is help is on the way. The American Rescue Plan will crush this virus, return children safely to the classroom, get vaccines into the arms of Americans, put money into the pockets of working families, and get people back to work.”
The American Rescue Plan will take immediate steps to address the coronavirus pandemic and economic. Important provisions in the bill include:
The American Rescue Plan passed the House by a vote of 219 to 212 and now goes to the Senate.