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Flexible Funds Under the American Rescue Plan Act

The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was enacted to help mitigate challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. A cornerstone within ARPA, the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Funds (CSFRF) program provides $199.8 billion for states, the District of Columbia and the territories to respond to the public health emergency and its economic impacts, and for the provision of government services and infrastructure. The CSFRF is the second round of flexible federal stimulus funds provided to state, territories, local and tribal governments. The first round came from the $150 billion Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF).

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