BEYOND THE BELTWAY
American Rescue Plan Funds $25.9 Million Investment to Expand School Health Clinics in Ohio
Wisconsin Investing $82 Million of ARP Funds in Equitable Pandemic Recovery
Lenoir County, NC Investing Over $30 Million of BIL Funds to Improve High-Speed Internet
West Virginia Investing Over $6 Million of Bipartisan Infrastructure Funds on Water and Flood Protection
California Investing Over $5 Million of ARP Funds in Public Schools
Welcome to Beyond The Beltway – our weekly highlight reel of public investment in action.
This week’s edition features big public investment news from California to North Carolina, Wisconsin to Ohio! All across the country, the American Rescue Plan and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law are supporting families and boosting local economies.
Check out the stories you might have missed – all thanks to public investment…
OHIO: Governor Mike Dewine announced that the state will invest $25.9 million of American Rescue Plan funds to expand health care clinics in schools, creating 29 new school-based health centers and expanding service for Ohio’s public schools. [story]
WISCONSIN: Wisconsin has invested $82 million of American Rescue Plan funds in underserved populations impacted by the pandemic. The cash will support a variety of projects, including workforce development programs and low-income homeowner assistance. [story]
NORTH CAROLINA: Lenoir County will receive nearly $30 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds to expand access to broadband internet and ensure more Americans can participate in the 21st century economy. [story]
WEST VIRGINIA: West Virginia will receive over $6 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds to invest in new water infrastructure projects and repair existing water infrastructure, which will increase access to clean water and protect the state’s residents against flooding. [story]
CALIFORNIA: The Tehachapi Unified School District will invest $5.2 million of American Rescue Plan funds to revitalize educational facilities and prepare to serve the city’s growing population. [story]
About Invest in America
Invest In America is a national rapid response operation advocating for robust public investment to rescue the economy from the COVID crisis and create prosperity for the future, and to fight back against fear-mongers who use deficit concerns as a scapegoat to starve American communities and businesses of resources.
The operation consists of two components: Invest in America, the charitable and public education arm, which is a fiscally sponsored project of Economic Security Project funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Economic Security Project co-chair Chris Hughes; and Invest in America Action, the advocacy and social welfare arm, which is a fiscally sponsored project of Economic Security Project Action funded by Chris Hughes and the Omidyar Network.