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Weekly Update: June 13 – News and Resources for State Leaders

This week’s newsletter includes recent developments that every state leader needs to know about how states are spending pandemic funds, available infrastructure grants and updated reporting requirements for American Rescue Plan funds. To view the CSG fiscal policy website, visit: web.csg.org/recovery. CSG Resources:  States have until 2024 to allocate their… Read More »Weekly Update: June 13 – News and Resources for State Leaders

Weekly Update: May 31 – News and Resources for State Leaders

This week, The Council of State Governments assembled recent information and developments for state leaders including resources regarding broadband expansion efforts, a review of the Second Amendment for states, grant opportunities and the unwinding of the COVID-19 public health emergency. To view additional fiscal policy resources from CSG, visit: web.csg.org/recovery.… Read More »Weekly Update: May 31 – News and Resources for State Leaders

States Can Apply for Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Competitive Grants

States are eligible to apply for multiple competitive grants from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). CSG analysts have complied resources of competitive grant opportunities with application due dates during May 2022. Included are the awarding agency, program and description, due date and a link to the specific Notice… Read More »States Can Apply for Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Competitive Grants

Weekly Update: April 18 – News and Resources for State Leaders

Emergency federal funding for states to address COVID-19 and the consequent economic stresses includes the American Rescue Plan Act, a $1.9 trillion economic relief package, and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, a $1.2 trillion initiative to improve infrastructure. This federal funding has and will continue to have an impact… Read More »Weekly Update: April 18 – News and Resources for State Leaders

How States can utilize American Rescue Plan Funds for Evidence-based Policymaking

Authors: The Council of State GovernmentsThe National Conference of State LegislaturesThe Policy Lab at Brown University States have a historic chance to capitalized on funding from the American Rescue Plan Act to further the use of evidence in policymaking. Federal guidance on the rescue plan encourages states, territories and other… Read More »How States can utilize American Rescue Plan Funds for Evidence-based Policymaking

The White House Convening of Equity

By Ben Reynolds Under the directive of the Biden administration’s Executive Order 13985, federal agencies developed Equity Action Plans, which focus on incorporating equity in to their mission deliveries. These plans involve strategies federal agencies are using to embed equitable practices in their day-to-day operations through eight areas of equity… Read More »The White House Convening of Equity