Rebuilding Together

August 24, 2021


Rebuilding Together

NWA Daily

The American Rescue Plan was passed in March of this year, allotting over $1.5 billion in federal aid for the state of Arkansas in response to Covid-19. Benton county is taking next steps with its $54mm portion

  • Planning: The county Quorum Court, who is acting as the American Rescue Plan Committee, is hosting its second meeting today to determine how to best allocate the funds.
  • An important budget: Among several categories of recipients, the committee intends to invest specifically in underserved communities such as the Marshallese and Latino communities. 

More on the committee's process HERE.

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