American Rescue Plan funding for state and local governments
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The American Rescue Plan Act: Pitfalls and Best Practices

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) delivers $350 billion for eligible state, local, territorial and tribal governments to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. For Wisconsin municipalities and other state and local governments across the U.S., this represents a remarkable opportunity to aid in community recovery and make a lasting impact. This article, originally published in the League of Wisconsin Municipalities’ The Municipality magazine, examines best practices and potential pitfalls associated with receiving, spending and tracking ARP funding.

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Brad E. Elmer
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