REP. VARGAS’ STATEMENT ON SENATE PASSAGE OF AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN
Washington, D.C. (March 6, 2021) Rep. Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement after the Senate passage of the American Rescue Plan. President Biden's comprehensive legislative package will deliver immediate relief to working individuals and support communities struggling with the public health crisis and economic fallout.
The American Rescue Plan—with Senate amendments—moves back to the House this week.
"I applaud the Senate for passing the American Rescue Plan which will bring urgent relief to struggling individuals and families. President Biden’s plan will help children and teachers return to school safely, increase vaccine availability, and help families and individuals get back to work.
“I am optimistic that the American Rescue Plan will help working individuals struggling with the public health crisis and economic fallout. Our work, however, is far from over. I will continue my work in Congress to ensure Americans’ health, safety, and economic security remain a top priority.”