Sarbanes, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce More Than $98 Million in American Rescue Plan Funding for Airports Across the State
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) today joined the Maryland Congressional Delegation in announcing $98,263,281 in federal funding through the American Rescue Plan for Maryland airports, supporting tens of thousands of local jobs.
“As our country emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, we must continue to invest in our airport infrastructure to better manage the expected influx of travelers and help propel our economy forward,” the lawmakers said. “The American Rescue Plan continues to strengthen Maryland’s economic growth by delivering targeted funding for airports across our state. We will keep working tirelessly to support our communities as we build back better, improve access to good-paying jobs and put our economy back on track.”
The American Rescue Plan Act includes $8 billion in economic assistance for airports across the country to prevent, prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Maryland Delegation has previously secured more than $130 million in federal assistance for state airports as part of Congressional COVID-19 relief efforts.
The American Rescue Plan airport funding for Maryland includes: