American Rescue Plan: How it Benefits You


President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan is delivering much-needed relief to Hoosier families while helping Indiana put COVID-19 in the rearview mirror. However, according to polling, rural and young Hoosiers have heard the least about the Rescue Plan and what it delivers for them.

The Indiana Democratic Party is here to solve this problem. This webpage is a one-stop shop about the American Rescue Plan, the support it has from American voters, and how it’s directly helping Indiana and Hoosier families build back better from the pandemic. Here’s how:

The Support Behind the American Rescue Plan

Polling makes it clear: Americans love the American Rescue Plan and the direct relief it’s providing to them. 

More than 70-percent of American voters – including many Hoosiers – approve of the Rescue Plan. This also includes about 47-percent of Republicans, ensuring the COVID-19 stimulus package has bipartisan support. 

With this kind of support from Hoosier voters, it is essential for Democrats and supporters of President Joe Biden to celebrate the American Rescue Plan at every opportunity. 

What the Rescue Plan Does for Indiana

Full fact sheet about how the American Rescue Plan is delivering for Hoosier families can be found by clicking here. Here’s also a quick explainer:

  1. Thanks to the American Rescue Plan, more than 91-percent of all Hoosier adults received a $1,400 relief check to help make ends meet during the pandemic. 
  1. About $5.8 billion was delivered to Indiana and its cities and towns to help our communities recover lost revenue and build better opportunities for our families. 
  1. The American Rescue Plan is providing more than $2 billion for Indiana’s schools to update facilities like ventilation systems. It’s also providing hazard pay for some educators.
  1. Starting July 2021, Hoosier families will be able to receive a tax credit of up to $1,600 per child. This will lift up to 80,000 Hoosier kids out of poverty. 
  1. Thanks to the American Rescue Plan, Democrats delivered more than $250 million for broadband internet expansion across Indiana. This investment serves as a foundation of the upcoming American Jobs Plan. 

BONUS: Democrats have delivered for Indiana’s first responders. Thanks to the American Rescue Plan, more than $350 billion will be invested in programs to help recruit new police officers and fight crime across the nation. Democrats support law enforcement through action, not partisan slogans. 

How the American Rescue Plan is Helping Every Indiana County

Thanks to President Joe Biden and U.S. Congressmen André Carson and Frank Mrvan, Democrats have delivered for Hoosier families in every one of Indiana’s 92 counties. This investment will help communities big and small put COVID-19 in the rearview mirror by creating a better future for all Hoosiers. 

To learn about how the Rescue Plan is providing direct relief to your county, schools, and community, click on your home county below – and don’t forget to share this good news with your family, friends, and neighbors, too.

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