Case Studies2022-08-11T18:08:20+00:00

Louisianans Come Together to Call for ARP-Funded Equitable Recovery Plan

2022-08-11T16:54:53+00:00Geography: | Issues: , , , , , , , |Funding goal: $1,346,000,000|

The Louisiana Budget Project brought together 17 organizations to draft and promote a Recovery Agenda for Louisiana in advance of the state’s budget session. The budget creates the potential for even greater future investments in an equitable recovery.

The Unlikely Coalition that Won $20 Million of ARP Funds for Affordable Housing in Maine

2022-08-11T16:53:34+00:00Geography: | Issues: |Funding goal: $100,000,000|

Labor, climate, and housing organizers in Maine came together to secure $20 million in ARPA funds for affordable housing that were — for the first time ever — qualified with higher energy efficiency and labor standards. While mistakes were made when the proposal moved from the original legislation into the budget, the coalition continued advocating through the rulemaking process and ultimately passed an amended version of the original bill.

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