- July 19, 2021
- Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center
- LA-BRINA ALMEIDA
- Spending federal relief dollars should be cross-sectional and community-driven.
- The plan for utilizing ARPA fiscal recovery funds should include long-term revenue options to sustain critical investments.
- ARPA recovery fund usage is not limited based on citizenship, and addressing the disparate impact of COVID-19 is encouraged – so funds can and should be used equitably and inclusively.