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BIDEN: Gratitude for essential funding

| February 25, 2024 1:00 AM

Thank you, President Joe Biden, for signing the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 economic stimulus package. Citizens of Kootenai County should be especially grateful for the $24 million provided by this law for the courthouse and jail expansion.

There were no cries about a socialist giveaway or communist plot by the deep state.

Sadly, every House Republican and every Senate Republican voted against this aid bill.

Shamefully, Senators Jim Risch and Mike Crapo, and Representatives Russ Fulcher and Mike Simpson chose to deny Idaho’s citizens recovery from the economic and health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and Trump recession.

Thank you, President Biden and Democrats for placing the  welfare of Idaho citizens over partisan trumpism. 

GERI DOUGLAS

Post Falls