Nebraska Governor Pete Rickets says Biden COVID plan penalizes states that 'did the right thing'

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Where past legislation effected under former president Donald Trump allocated state funding based on population, the current bill seeks to provide greater sums to states where jobless rates are higher than others.

on Sunday that argued the funding stratagem"punishes states that took a measured approach to the pandemic and entered the crisis with healthy state budgets and strong economies."in December of 2020, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It was the country's lowest alongside South Dakota.

If the new funding formula is approved, states including California, New York and New Jersey would each see a boost of more than $2 billion, while Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska and Ohio would all see aid reductions greater than $500 million. Georgia and Florida would see losses of more than $1.2 billion. The White House defended President Joe Biden's distribution plan, saying it targets money to areas where it will have the biggest impact.

Critics argued that many of the hardest-hit states had higher jobless rates even before the pandemic began.

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