Ripped From the Headlines: Rescue Plan Continues to Dominate Republican District Front Pages

March 26, 2021

House Republicans will do anything to distract from the overwhelmingly popular American Rescue Plan they voted unanimously to block. But more than two weeks after passage, their local newspapers keep reminding voters of President’ Biden’s bill to get vaccines in arms, money in pockets, children back in school safely, and people back in jobs.  

Here are Thursday’s front pages from Republican districts that celebrate the American Rescue Plan’s much needed relief:

MI-02: Bill Huizenga

Muskegon Chronicle: $82.6M in ‘monumental’ COVID-19 funding coming to Muskegon area communities



MI-06: Fred Upton

Kalamazoo Gazette: $110M coming to governments in Kalamazoo County through COVID-19 stimulus grants



MI-07: Tim Walberg

Jackson Citizen Patriot: Tens of millions in coronavirus relief aid expected for Jackson County communities




MS-01: Trent Kelly

Commercial Dispatch: Counties, cities to get millions in new federal COVID recovery




NJ-02: Jeff Van Drew

Press of Atlantic City: Atlantic City to receive $33 million in federal COVID-19 relief

Atl City Press


NM-02: Yvette Herrell

Alamogordo Daily News (syndicated): New Mexico Legislature assigns $1B in federal relief funds



PA-16: Mike Kelly

The Herald: Municipalities set to get more than $45 million in relief funds




SC-02: Joe Wilson

Aiken Standard: Aiken County schools data shows failing grades, reading struggles among thousands of students