|This year, vaccinated Americans will be able to safely gather with friends and family, put food on the table, and shop with a little more money in their pocket. Thanks to President Biden and Democrats, our economy is building back better — wages are up, jobs are up, communities are still benefiting from American Rescue Plan funds, and folks across the country are poised to start feeling the benefits of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
Here’s a look at what voters in states across the country have been reading headed into the holiday weekend:
Thanks to President Biden’s leadership in leading our economy out of the pandemic, Americans are seeing the lowest level of jobless claims in more than 50 years, and working families are expected to see lower costs and even more jobs, now that Congress is one step closer to passing the Build Back Better Act.
In Georgia: Athens Banner-Herald: Unemployment rate in Georgia drops to 3.1%, the lowest in state’s history
In Maryland: Fox45: Maryland added 14,900 jobs, unemployment rate inch downward to 5.7%
In Pennsylvania: Erie Times-News: Lower costs, more jobs: Why Dems say Build Back Better is a ‘big win’ for Pennsylvania
From expanding access to affordable high-speed internet, to improving our nation’s roads and bridges, local news outlets and key validators continued to highlight how the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will create good-paying jobs and lower costs.
In Michigan: WZZM13: MI broadband expert: Infrastructure money could ‘conquer the digital divide
‘In Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Capital-Star: Jobs and transit: Officials explain how infrastructure law will benefit African Americans
In North Carolina: Daily Reflector: Bobbie Richardson: Rural economies will benefit from Biden bill
In Mississippi: WDAM: Bipartisan Infrastructure Law expected to improve Mississippi transportation
Finally, Americans across the country continued to read about how — nearly nine months later — the American Rescue Plan is still helping people and improving communities from Pennsylvania to Iowa.
In Pennsylvania: ABC27: $1.2B of American Rescue Plan Act to provide Pennsylvanians better access to critical services
In Massachusetts: The Patriot Ledger: Federal cash to cover Milton projects, from COVID contract tracing to school counselors
In Indiana: WISHTV: Beech Grove city employees to receive stipend from American Rescue Plan funds
In Georgia: Savannah Morning News: Here’s how Savannah could spend its $55 million in American Rescue Plan funding
In Iowa: Iowa City Press-Citizen: How Johnson County decided to spend $29.3 million from American Rescue Plan Act