A Better Balance, a national nonprofit advocacy organization, uses the power of the law to advance justice for workers, so they can care for themselves and their loved ones without jeopardizing their economic security. Through legislative advocacy, direct legal services and strategic litigation, and public education, our expert legal team combats discrimination against pregnant workers and caregivers and advances supportive work-family policies like paid sick time, paid family and medical leave,
States, cities, and counties with more than 250,000 people must publish annual Performance Plan Recovery Reports on how they will use their SLFRF. In addition, all states, localities, tribal governments and territories must submit Project and Expenditure Reports detailing the projects being funded with SLFRF and the progress implementing them. You can use the Treasury Department database of reports to figure out which projects are being supported and determine how much funding is still available
The information in this database was collected through legislation and executive orders. Where appropriate, news releases and media articles were used to supplement details on the specific use of funds. This database does not include proposals.
Focuses on states and territories. Allows users to focus on selected states and types of spending. Includes links to relevant legislation or executive orders.
Many states and territories have appropriated a substantial share of their Fiscal Recovery Funds. These interactives present information on their allocation of the funds, including investments that enhance equity.
The American Rescue Plan (ARP) Toolkit was developed by the Southern Economic Advancement Project to assist community leaders, local officials and advocates to better understand the program, all while promoting equity and community engagement.
A State and Local Opportunity to Advance Paid Leave for Workers: American Rescue Plan State and Local Funds Can Be Used for Paid Leaveadmin2023-02-07T17:52:42+00:00
Many cities and counties are still deciding how to spend their remaining local recovery funds from the 2021 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). To help local governments use these precious resources to address long-standing inequities and reach the communities disproportionately impacted by the pandemic, PolicyLink and the Institute on Race, Power and Political Economy at The New School have released initial findings from our research on how cities across the United States are investing their ARPA resources.