Republican Lawmakers Must Hate Reading the Local Papers

March 16, 2021
Frontpages Across Republican Districts Tout Benefits of Bipartisan American Rescue Plan

Maybe someone should rescue House Republicans from Rescue Plan headlines.

The American Rescue Plan that they unanimously voted against is overwhelmingly popular and has earned praise from local outlets across the country for the help it’s bringing to their local communities.

Here are some of the many front pages from Monday alone that highlighted the American Rescue Plan’s promise to deliver vaccines in arms, money in pockets, children back in school safely, and people back in jobs.


FL-01: Matt Gaetz

Pensacola News Journal: Pensacola area governments to get $125 million from latest COVID-19 relief package

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FL-16: Vern Buchanan 

Bradenton Herald: COVID-19 relief package will send $100 million to local governments in Manatee County


GA-03, GA-11: Drew Ferguson, Barry Loudermilk

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Georgia schools to get over $4 billion from latest federal stimulus


IL-18, Darin LaHood 

Journal Star: Peoria set to get $46 million in federal COVID relief. How will the city spend it?

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OH-10: Mike Turner

Dayton Daily News: Area restaurants eligible for $28.6B revitalization fund: ‘We are still a long way from full recovery’

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PA-09: Daniel Meuser

Standard-Speaker: ‘COVID bill to increase child tax credit’

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TN-06: John Rose

The Tennessean: Tennessee to receive nearly $2.5 billion in federal COVID-19 relief for K-12 education


TN-08: David Kustoff

Jackson Sun (Syndicated): Tennessee to receive nearly $2.5 billion in federal COVID-19 relief for K-12 education

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TX-19: Jodey Arrington

Abilene Reporter News (syndicated): Analysis: COVID-19 slammed government budgets. A federal windfall has flipped the outlook

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