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Articles Tagged: American Rescue Plan
Gazette-Lee Des Moines Bureau
State Government Dec. 1, 2022 5:28 pm183d ago
$20M in federal pandemic funds will help build 91 homes
Local Government Dec. 1, 2022 10:40 am183d ago
The wage enhancement program funded by pandemic relief dollars is intended to boost wages without raising the cost for Johnson County families.
Local Government Nov. 8, 2022 5:13 pm206d ago
A slice of federal COVID-19 stimulus funds will go toward Cedar Rapids’ efforts to speed up westside flood control and to turn the former Colonial Center into affordable housing.
Local Government Oct. 30, 2022 6:00 am215d ago
Johnson County’s direct assistance program funded by pandemic relief dollars was the first of its kind in the state. After successfully advocating for these payments for immigrant workers, Escucha Mi Voz members share how these checks helped them and what comes next.
Local Government Oct. 26, 2022 5:37 pm219d ago
A $6 million ARPA contribution from the city of Cedar Rapids gets the library closer to its goal of raising $25 million to build a permanent facility off 20th Avenue and Wiley Boulevard SW.
News Oct. 20, 2022 5:30 am225d ago
Cedar Rapids Public Library gets the largest allocation at $4 million. That money will go toward construction of a new west side library.
News Oct. 17, 2022 11:50 am228d ago
This is the second time the supervisors have delayed the allocation decisions. The supervisors were supposed to decide last Wednesday, but originally pushed the allocation choices to Monday.
News Oct. 15, 2022 11:18 am230d ago
Iowa’s small towns, many of which are declining in population, struggle to fund necessary infrastructure projects. Some, like Ely in Linn County, are looking to alternative funding options.
News Oct. 10, 2022 2:17 pm235d ago
Supervisors want to give staff more time to review their individually proposed funding budgets.
News Sep. 29, 2022 5:00 am246d ago
The city awarded 20 businesses grants, totaling more than $290,000, earlier this month.
News Sep. 27, 2022 5:45 am248d ago
The Linn County Board of Supervisors will make its final allocation of $13 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding in October.
Caleb McCullough, Gazette-Lee Des Moines Bureau
Campaigns & Elections Sep. 17, 2022 9:07 am258d ago
A White House spokesperson on Friday criticized Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds for taking credit for state projects funded by the American Rescue Plan Act, which she’d opposed in 2021.
Local Government Sep. 15, 2022 4:30 pm260d ago
Foundation 2 is pursuing a more than $3 million renovation of the historic Witwer Building in downtown Cedar Rapids, largely supported by local and state American Rescue Plan funds, to serve as its new headquarters. The move will consolidate five existing Foundation 2 buildings into one hub for training and services.
News Sep. 9, 2022 3:01 pm266d ago
The city council approved $293,000 in grants to 20 businesses during its meeting Thursday night. It is the first allocation of the grants, which are being funded with federal COVID relief money.