In 2021 alone, the federal government allocated a historic level of funding to states, including Texas, through two pieces of legislation signed by President Biden. Here you can find pertinent information about how the American Rescue Plan and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act affect Texas now and in the future.
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is a $1.9 trillion federal coronavirus rescue package signed into law on March 11, 2021. The Act allocated nearly $40 billion to Texas.
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) is a $1.2 trillion federal investment in the nation’s infrastructure signed into law on Nov. 15, 2021. So far, the Act has allocated an estimated $36.1 billion for existing and new programs in fiscals 2022-26.