Atlanta, Ga. — Tonight, U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff held a virtual town hall to answer Georgians’ live questions about the American Rescue Plan and COVID-19 response.
Sen. Ossoff discussed the direct, immediate relief Georgians will see in their daily lives. The bill ensures COVID-19 vaccines are free and available to every American, initiates stimulus checks and tax credits worth thousands of dollars for working- and middle-class families, and delivers more than $4 billion to safely re-open Georgia’s public schools.
In holding the live virtual town hall, Sen. Ossoff is keeping his commitment to being open and transparent with the people of Georgia to listen to their concerns and answer their questions.
Please find Sen. Ossoff discussing the following topics at the following timestamps:
2:30: Sen. Ossoff gives a recap of what the American Rescue Plan Act will do for Georgians
4:30: Sen. Ossoff discusses the steps to ramp up vaccine distribution
5:00: Sen. Ossoff lays out specific economic relief for Georgia, from direct stimulus checks to tax credits, funding for state and local governments, and funding for public schools
13:05: Sen. Ossoff explains the Earned Income Tax Credit and how lower-income Georgians can get substantial relief
17:30: Sen. Ossoff discusses how and when Georgians can expect to receive stimulus checks
21:00: Sen. Ossoff lays out how for the first time, adult dependents are eligible for stimulus checks in this plan
30:00: Sen. Ossoff discusses how he and Sen. Rev. Warnock secured $2 billion as an incentive for Georgia to finally expand Medicaid
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