July 15, 2021

With Local ARPA Funds, Louisiana’s Advocates Can Build a Lasting Recovery

The first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act dollars have started making their way into state and local government coffers – and while the Louisiana Legislature has already appropriated approximately $1.6 billion of its expected $3 billion from the Rescue Plan, parish and municipal governments have only just begun conversations about how to spend their shares.… Read more...

April 8, 2021

Use Rescue Plan Funds to Invest in Louisiana

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Louisianans have faced incredible challenges as a result of the Covid-19 public health emergency and the economic downturn it caused over the last year. Despite this, the state budget is in strong financial shape thanks to past federal relief, and will soon be strengthened further by another round of federal funds.… Read more...

March 18, 2021

A Guide to American Rescue Plan funding coming to Louisiana

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The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is a $1.88 trillion package that brings the latest critically needed federal response to the economic devastation and public health crisis caused by the Covid-19 global pandemic.… Read more...