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Weekly Update: April 4 – 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 4 – News and Resources for State Leaders

Weekly Update: March 21 – 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: March 21 – News and Resources for State Leaders

Weekly Update: March 7 – News and Resources for State Leaders

This week’s fiscal policy e-newsletter from The Council of State Governments includes recent developments that every state leader needs to know regarding infrastructure funding for environmental resilience, opioid settlements, updated treasury guidance and new grant announcements. New This Week: The latest issue of CSG Capitol Ideas includes an article on… Read More »Weekly Update: March 7 – News and Resources for State Leaders

Weekly Update: February 21 – News and Resources for State Leaders

This week’s newsletter includes recent developments that every state leader needs to know regarding the American Rescue Plan, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the development of the federal budget. New This Week: In partnership with the Levin Center, CSG analyzed ARPA reporting websites in 11 states to evaluate… Read More »Weekly Update: February 21 – News and Resources for State Leaders

Weekly Update: February 7 – News and Resources for State Leaders

This week, CSG releases an article written in collaboration with the Levin Center examining state oversight on ARPA funds.This week’s special fiscal newsletter also includes recent developments that every state leader needs to know regarding ARPA, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the development of the federal budget. There… Read More »Weekly Update: February 7 – News and Resources for State Leaders

Oversight of ARPA Spending in the States

By Ben Eikey and Dakota Thomas  The American Rescue Plan Act includes $350 billion in new funding for state, local, territorial and tribal governments through the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (SLFRF). Utilizing this large influx of funds to maximize economic recovery presents both opportunities and challenges for states. Recognizing… Read More »Oversight of ARPA Spending in the States

Weekly Update: January 24 – News and Resources for State Leaders

Recent Updates Every State Leader Should Know  CSG analysts provide summary pages on the recent U.S. Treasury Final Rule on the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund effective April 2022 covering:  Revenue replacement   Public health and economic response  Premium pay for workers  Water, sewer and broadband infrastructure  States can examine… Read More »Weekly Update: January 24 – News and Resources for State Leaders

Weekly Update: January 10 – News and Resources for State Leaders

This week’s newsletter includes recent developments that every state leader needs to know regarding the American Rescue Plan, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the development of the federal budget. New This Week: The U.S. Department of the Treasury issues Final Rule for State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds… Read More »Weekly Update: January 10 – News and Resources for State Leaders

Weekly Update: December 6 – News and Resources for State Leaders

This week, visit the American Rescue Plan state utilization resources available from The Council of State Governments. The State Recovery website provides information on state allocations for policy areas and program types using the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund in the American Rescue Plan Act. Additionally, this issue of… Read More »Weekly Update: December 6 – News and Resources for State Leaders