Illinois Will Receive $13.2 Billion in State and Local Funding

Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, hailed the legislation as key to helping the state of Illinois after voting for the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

Specifically, Treasury will be issuing direct payments to local governments with 50,000 residents or more. Previous relief provided through CARES only issued direct payments to governments over 500,000 residents. This new stipulation will allow many governments the opportunity to access those dollars quickly. Learn more about how the funding will be distributed to state residents.