Over the past 14 months, our community, our state, and our nation have faced a health and economic crisis unlike any we’ve faced before. I know we will get through this, but I also know this is a time of tremendous uncertainty and struggle for all of us. The good news is that the American Rescue Plan is working and the vaccines are becoming available to more and more Americans.
Congress has passed historic legislation to help American families. Our relief packages are providing cash payments to workers, increased unemployment insurance for everyone (including contractors and freelancers), offered low interest, forgivable loans for small businesses, and helped hospitals and states.
I know that much more will be necessary, and we’re already working on that. In the meantime, I want to share some local resources that you may find helpful. Please get vaccinated and continue to follow the health and safety guidelines, like wearing a mask and social distancing when out in public.
We are almost there!
I hope you, your families and friends stay healthy and safe.
— Congressman Adam Schiff