Wyoming's legislature has cut our education funding again and again, and we're facing a $300 million education budget shortfall this year.
HELP IS HERE. Democrats' American Rescue Plan provides $312 million for Wyoming schools so our children can receive a safe and quality education.
Wyomingites pay some of the highest health insurance premiums in the country, while struggling with one of the highest uninsured rates.
HELP IS HERE. Thanks to the American Rescue Plan, many Wyomingites will see their healthcare premiums drop significantly: a 60 year-old couple will see their premiums drop by as much as $2,829 per MONTH.
Those who lost their jobs and are struggling to afford COBRA health insurance can rest easy - 100% of premiums are covered under the ARP.
Even before the pandemic, nearly 14% of Wyoming's children were living in poverty. This is unacceptable, and the long-term impacts are severe.
HELP IS HERE. The expanded Child Tax Credit of as much as $1,600 per child will help 128,000 Wyoming families, lifting thousands of children out of poverty.
Our local communities have been hit hard by the pandemic, as sales tax revenues plummet and families struggle to make ends meet.
HELP IS HERE. Democrats' American Rescue Plan is providing a much-needed investment of $177 million to keep our cities and counties safe and solvent.
Republicans have refused to be honest that our state's budget shortfall is causing real harm to every Wyomingite, by cutting services, ignoring infrastructure, and laying off workers.
HELP IS HERE. The American Rescue Plan provides $1.4 billion in economic relief to the state, helping all of us recover from not only the economic impacts of COVID-19, but also years of failed legislative policies that did nothing for Wyoming families.
The Native American population has been hit especially hard by COVID-19, while Republicans have failed to recognize or address the problem.
HELP IS HERE. Democrats' American Rescue Plan provides tribal governments with direct support and investments, ensuring tribal members have equal access to aid, vaccines, and support.