Nevada would receive $4.1 billion from the current American Rescue Plan Act if passed by Congress and signed into law, according to the state’s Congressional delegation.
Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nevada, said Tuesday that Nevada would receive that amount in state and local funding.
“This funding will be a lifeline for Nevada’s state and local governments whose budgets have been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic, and will keep educators, health care workers and first responders on the job,” Cortez Masto said in a statement.
Of the $4.1 billion, about $2.9 billion would go to the state of Nevada, $880 million to the Clark County School District, $439 million to Clark County and $130 million for the city of Las Vegas, said the office for Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nevada.
McCarran International Airport would receive about $170 million from a separate fund dedicated for airports. The RTC of Southern Nevada would get about $130 million from a fund for public transit.
The U.S. Senate approved an amended version of the American Rescue Plan Act over the weekend. The bill will go to the U.S. House for another vote, and if approved it would head President Joe Biden’s desk for his signature.
BREAKING: Nevada will receive $4.1 billion in state & local funding from the American Rescue Plan. This funding was among my top priorities and it will be a lifeline for our state, keeping our educators, health care workers & first responders on the job.— Senator Cortez Masto (@SenCortezMasto) March 9, 2021