Cedar Rapids’ LightLine Loop and the African American Museum of Iowa’s renovations project received grants from the ARPA-funded tourist attraction program.
Articles Tagged: American Rescue Plan
Local Government Mar. 6, 2023 5:17 pm18d ago
CID is finally ready for takeoff with the fourth phase of its terminal modernization project -- signaling the end is near for the massive, $120.9 million project.
News Mar. 3, 2023 5:00 am23d ago
Houses into Homes has helped furnish more than 1,000 homes since its inception in February 2018 and has diverted hundreds of tons of items from the landfill. In addition to helping families, the organization has created a sense of community among its staff and volunteers.
Local Government Feb. 20, 2023 12:04 pm32d ago
The city used federal pandemic aid, supplemented with local funds, for a $1.3 million voluntary relocation program intended to help residents of the mobile home park find safe, stable housing ahead of the park’s closure.
Gazette-Lee Des Moines Bureau
State Government Jan. 31, 2023 5:21 pm52d ago
Gov. Kim Reynolds approved $440,000 for the Iowa Veterans Trust Fund, which recently exhausted its available spending for the first time in a decade.
Higher Ed Jan. 17, 2023 5:17 pm66d ago
Five years after lawmakers denied Iowa State University the full $100 million it sought for a new and updated Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory – which underpins Iowa’s $32.5 billion dollar animal agriculture industry and aids in animal health emergencies, like the bird flu – Gov. Kim Reynolds on Tuesday committed another $40 million to the new lab.
Local Government Jan. 11, 2023 2:12 pm72d ago
The city is spending $1.1 million in American Rescue Plan Act dollars to fund a Shelter House housing stability pilot program designed to prevent homelessness.
Local Government Jan. 2, 2023 5:00 am84d ago
The Cedar Rapids City Council will hold a public hearing to consider plans for an estimated $4.665 million renovation of the former Colonial Center building into affordable housing units. Also, the deadline is approaching to apply to fill an Iowa City Council vacancy.
Local Government Dec. 19, 2022 7:15 am96d ago
Cedar Rapids City Manager Jeff Pomeranz -- the highest paid city administrator in Iowa -- is slated to receive a 4 percent pay bump this week with a City Council vote.
News Dec. 14, 2022 6:00 am101d ago
The county supervisors included $1 million for Kirkwood tuition assistance in the latest round of ARPA allocations this fall
Local Government Dec. 8, 2022 6:48 am107d ago
The five-week pre-apprenticeship program creates a pathway for Iowans to qualify for and complete a skilled trades apprenticeship. Iowa City is investing more than $400,000 in pandemic relief dollars, which will allow the Labor Center to run the program for the next four years.
Local Government Dec. 5, 2022 3:30 pm109d ago
The grants will be funded with $250,000 in American Rescue Plan Act dollars
Local Government Dec. 5, 2022 5:00 am112d ago
Iowa City awards 3 tourism grants
Gazette-Lee Des Moines Bureau
State Government Dec. 1, 2022 5:28 pm113d ago
$20M in federal pandemic funds will help build 91 homes
Local Government Dec. 1, 2022 10:40 am113d ago
The wage enhancement program funded by pandemic relief dollars is intended to boost wages without raising the cost for Johnson County families.