The American Rescue Plan Act represents a once-in-a-generation opportunity for local governments to accelerate investment in local priorities. Regulations around ARPA, as it is known, have been greatly simplified to allow local governments to spend on nearly any priority you identify.
The first reporting deadlines are rapidly approaching, and MRB’s SmarterLocalGov team has put together some simple things you can do to stay ready and compliant, select allowable projects, and remain in the federal government’s good graces throughout the grant cycle.
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