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Federal ARPA funds allocated to support health care careers, rural broadband

 


We met again at the Capitol this past week in a special legislative session to approve projects that were submitted to the Legislature for consideration to receive a portion of our state’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars. These are federal monies our state received from the ARPA plan that was passed by Congress during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Our state received $11 billion, most of which was given directly to our state agencies. However, the Legislature was given $1.87 billion to appropriate to respond to the pandemic and its negative economic impact. We can use these funds for a v...



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