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The $1,400 checks to individuals is the best known part of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan approved by Congress earlier this month.

But alongside unemployment aid, COVID-19 funds and other spending is money for states, counties and cities to use to backfill their budgets.

In Oregon, that amounts to just over $4.26 billion — the state gets $2.62 billion, counties receive $818 million, larger cities get $438 million, and other communities receive $243 million.

There's another $1.55 million for state construction and renovation projects.

The 278 local allocations range from $10,000 for the city of Antelope (population 50) in Wasco County to $159.65 million for Multnomah County.

The package was proposed by President Joe Biden and approved by narrow Democratic majorities in the House and Senate.

Biden hailed the legislation as generating "economic growth for the entire nation."

"It focuses on rebuilding the backbone of this country — working families, the middle class, the people who built this country," he said.

Oregon's Democratic senators, Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, voted for the bill. U.S. Representatives Suzanne Bonamici, Peter DeFazio and Earl Blumenauer -all Democrats - voted for the bill.

Critics of the bill said the price tag was too large and that much of the spending wasn't targeted at issues created by the COVID-19 crisis. 

U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Canby, was one of two Democrats who voted against the original House version approved on Feb. 27. After changes by the Senate retargeted spending in key areas, Schrader supported the final version sent to President Biden on March 10.

“My concerns remain on the size and scope of this bill but believe the Senate changes provide meaningful relief for Oregonians in need," wrote in a post on Facebook on March 8 announcing his intended vote switch.

U.S. Rep. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario, was among the Republicans in the House opposing the bill in both forms. 

(Correction: The original version of this story mischaracterized Rep. Schrader as voting against the final bill. He voted against the original House version, but supported the revised version. We regret the error).

The amounts are listed in millions of dollars. The funding in Oregon is:

Counties

  • Baker County                  $3.13
  • Benton County              $18.05
  • Clackamas County         $81.10
  • Clatsop County                $7.80
  • Columbia County           $10.15
  • Coos County                 $12.51
  • Crook County                 $4.73
  • Curry County                 $4.45
  • Deschutes County          $38.34
  • Douglas County             $21.52
  • Gilliam County                $0.37
  • Grant County                  $1.40
  • Harney County                $1.43
  • Hood River County           $4.53
  • Jackson County              $42.85
  • Jefferson County              $4.78
  • Josephine County           $16.97
  • Klamath County             $13.23
  • Lake County                    $1.53
  • Lane County                  $74.10
  • Lincoln County                 $9.69
  • Linn County                   $25.16
  • Malheur County                $5.93
  • Marion County                $67.46
  • Morrow County                 $2.25
  • Multnomah County        $157.65
  • Polk County                    $16.70
  • Sherman County               $0.35
  • Tillamook County              $5.24
  • Umatilla County               $15.12
  • Union County                    $5.20
  • Wallowa County                $1.40
  • Wasco County                   $5.17
  • Washington County        $116.68
  • Wheeler County                $0.26
  • Yamhill County                $20.77

Large cities

  • Albany                             $9.36
  • Ashland                            $4.41
  • Beaverton                        $17.51
  • Bend                                $12.65
  • Corvallis                            $13.81
  • Eugene                            $35.59
  • Grants Pass                        $9.34
  • Gresham                            $27.17
  • Hillsboro                          $18.62
  • Medford                              $18.34
  • Portland                             $217.79
  • Redmond                             $6.40
  • Salem                                  $32.88
  • Springfield                           $13.88

Other communities

  • Adair Village 0.18
  • Adams 0.07
  • Adrian 0.04
  • Amity 0.35
  • Antelope 0.01
  • Arlington 0.12
  • Astoria 2.04
  • Athena 0.23
  • Aumsville 0.85
  • Aurora 0.21
  • Baker 2.00
  • Bandon 0.64
  • Banks 0.42
  • Barlow 0.03
  • Bay 0.29
  • Boardman 0.76
  • Bonanza town 0.09
  • Brookings 1.32
  • Brownsville 0.37
  • Burns 0.57
  • Butte Falls town 0.09
  • Canby 3.66
  • Cannon Beach 0.36
  • Canyon town 0.14
  • Canyonville 0.40
  • Carlton 0.44
  • Cascade Locks 0.24
  • Cave Junction 0.40
  • Central Point 3.84
  • Chiloquin 0.15
  • Clatskanie 0.37
  • Coburg 0.24
  • Columbia 0.41
  • Condon 0.14
  • Coos Bay 3.33
  • Coquille 0.80
  • Cornelius 2.61
  • Cottage Grove 2.13
  • Cove 0.13
  • Creswell 1.13
  • Culver 0.34
  • Dallas 3.46
  • Dayton 0.56
  • Dayville town 0.03
  • Depoe Bay 0.31
  • Detroit 0.05
  • Donald 0.22
  • Drain 0.24
  • Dufur 0.13
  • Dundee 0.67
  • Dunes 0.29
  • Durham 0.39
  • Eagle Point 1.95
  • Echo 0.14
  • Elgin 0.37
  • Elkton 0.04
  • Enterprise 0.41
  • Estacada 0.77
  • Fairview 1.95
  • Falls 0.22
  • Florence 1.87
  • Forest Grove 5.21
  • Fossil 0.09
  • Garibaldi 0.17
  • Gaston 0.15
  • Gates 0.10
  • Gearhart 0.33
  • Gervais 0.56
  • Gladstone 2.51
  • Glendale 0.18
  • Gold Beach 0.47
  • Gold Hill 0.26
  • Granite 0.01
  • Grass Valley 0.03
  • Haines 0.09
  • Halfway 0.06
  • Halsey 0.20
  • Happy Valley 4.60
  • Harrisburg 0.79
  • Helix 0.04
  • Heppner 0.26
  • Hermiston 3.62
  • Hines 0.31
  • Hood River 1.59
  • Hubbard 0.73
  • Huntington 0.09
  • Idanha 0.03
  • Imbler 0.07
  • Independence 2.09
  • Ione 0.07
  • Irrigon 0.36
  • Island 0.21
  • Jacksonville 0.59
  • Jefferson 0.69
  • John Day 0.34
  • Johnson 0.13
  • Jordan Valley 0.04
  • Joseph 0.23
  • Junction 1.27
  • Keizer 8.09
  • King 0.90
  • Klamath Falls 4.43
  • La Grande 2.77
  • La Pine 0.39
  • Lafayette 0.87
  • Lake Oswego 8.12
  • Lakeside 0.37
  • Lakeview town 0.47
  • Lebanon 3.55
  • Lexington town 0.05
  • Lincoln 1.87
  • Lonerock 0.00
  • Long Creek 0.04
  • Lostine 0.05
  • Lowell 0.24
  • Lyons 0.26
  • Madras 1.44
  • Malin 0.17
  • Manzanita 0.13
  • Maupin 0.09
  • Maywood Park 0.17
  • McMinnville 7.08
  • Merrill 0.17
  • Metolius 0.16
  • Mill 0.40
  • Millersburg 0.52
  • Milton-Freewater 1.44
  • Milwaukie 4.28
  • Mitchell 0.02
  • Molalla 1.89
  • Monmouth 2.16
  • Monroe 0.13
  • Monument 0.03
  • Moro 0.07
  • Mosier 0.09
  • Mount Angel 0.74
  • Mount Vernon 0.10
  • Myrtle Creek 0.71
  • Myrtle Point 0.52
  • Nehalem 0.06
  • Newberg 4.87
  • Newport 2.21
  • North Bend 1.99
  • North Plains 0.45
  • North Powder 0.09
  • Nyssa 0.65
  • Oakland 0.19
  • Oakridge 0.69
  • Ontario 2.24
  • Oregon City 7.61
  • Paisley 0.05
  • Pendleton 3.42
  • Philomath 1.15
  • Phoenix 0.95
  • Pilot Rock 0.31
  • Port Orford 0.24
  • Powers 0.14
  • Prairie 0.18
  • Prescott 0.01
  • Prineville 2.19
  • Rainier 0.41
  • Reedsport 0.84
  • Richland 0.04
  • Riddle 0.25
  • Rivergrove 0.08
  • Rockaway Beach 0.29
  • Rogue River 0.48
  • Roseburg 4.79
  • Rufus 0.05
  • Sandy 2.32
  • Scappoose 1.54
  • Scio 0.20
  • Scotts Mills 0.08
  • Seaside 1.40
  • Seneca 0.05
  • Shady Cove 0.64
  • Shaniko 0.01
  • Sheridan 1.27
  • Sherwood 4.05
  • Siletz 0.27
  • Silverton 2.16
  • Sisters 0.57
  • Sodaville 0.07
  • Spray town 0.03
  • St. Helens 2.80
  • St. Paul 0.09
  • Stanfield 0.43
  • Stayton 1.69
  • Sublimity 0.57
  • Summerville town 0.03
  • Sumpter 0.04
  • Sutherlin 1.67
  • Sweet Home 2.03
  • Talent 1.35
  • Tangent 0.27
  • The Dalles 3.21
  • Tigard 11.32
  • Tillamook 1.09
  • Toledo 0.74
  • Troutdale 3.30
  • Tualatin 5.67
  • Turner 0.43
  • Ukiah 0.04
  • Umatilla 1.49
  • Union 0.45
  • Unity 0.01
  • Vale 0.37
  • Veneta 1.03
  • Vernonia 0.46
  • Waldport 0.45
  • Wallowa 0.17
  • Warrenton 1.17
  • Wasco 0.08
  • Waterloo town 0.05
  • West Linn 5.45
  • Westfir 0.05
  • Weston 0.13
  • Wheeler 0.09
  • Willamina 0.46
  • Wilsonville 5.08
  • Winston 1.12
  • Wood Village 0.83
  • Woodburn 5.36
  • Yachats 0.16
  • Yamhill 0.24
  • Yoncalla 0.22

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