Congressman Bobby Scott, representing Virginia’s 3rd Congressional District, hosted this Access Live event to discuss the American Rescue Plan (ARP). This event featured Dr. Danny Avula, Director of the Richmond City and Henrico County Health Departments. They discussed vulnerable populations, distribution of funds, affordable housing, gun control, safety concerns regarding the vaccine, tax credits, and ventilation within the older schools. Congressman Scott also informed participants that as the Chairman of the Committee on Education and Labor, he drafted the emergency education and childcare funding provisions in the bill. It was discussed how the ARP directs significant emergency education and child care funding to states.