May 31, 2021
The American Rescue Plan (ARP) is the third stimulus package passed by the federal government since March 2020. The stimulus funding aims to address gaps created by the COVID-19 pandemic. ARP comprises $1.9 trillion in mandatory funding, programming, and tax policies and provides significant relief to Americans adversely affected by the pandemic. Local government IT professionals must be aware of the variety of funding opportunities available to improve local government service delivery and increase resiliency for future events.