Blog, July 2022

Better American Rescue Plan Spending Data Exists, But Treasury is Holding It Up

By Katie Furtado
July 15, 2022
The federal pandemic watchdog agency has unveiled its new website to disclose how states and localities are spending their flexible $350 billion share of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. But the website is recycled data that has been available elsewhere for months; the Treasury Department is inexplicably holding back much more-detailed records.