Beshear signed into law several House and Senate bills that appropriate funds from the American Rescue Plan.
The Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credit expansions in the American Rescue Plan will have a transformative effect on millions of Americans. @SenSherrodBrown , @SenBookerOf @SenatorWarnockfice, and I led 41 Senate Democrats in @PresElectBidenrging to make these expansions permanent.
Rachel Maddow spent some time on her show tonight talking about this speech, so here it is. I went to the Senate floor today to address, one by one, the disturbingly disingenuous Republican criticisms of the American Rescue Plan.
As Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, I am proud that we passed the American Rescue Plan, which, in my view, is the most significant piece of legislation to benefit working families in the modern history of this country.