Press Release

For Immediate Release: March 12, 2021

Union County to Receive over $221 Million from American Rescue Plan

Today in Elizabeth on the steps of City Hall, Federal, State and County officials announced over $221 million in direct assistance to Union County and its 21 municipalities through the American Rescue Plan. 

Union County government is poised to receive $129.23 million in direct assistance. This is in addition to over $92 million earmarked to go directly to municipalities within the county. 

County Commissioners Angela Garretson, Sergio Granados, Lourdes Leon, Bette Jane Kowalski and Andrea Staten joined Mayor J. Christian Bollwage of Elizabeth, Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, Governor Phil Murphy and Mayor Michele Delisfort of Union Township for the announcement. 

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