ARPA State Specific PlansWhat are your state Governor’s plans for ARPA funds?

GovQA is collecting data around state-specific ARPA plans and we’re happy to report that some states have already earmarked ARPA funds to modernize government services. See a few excerpts below, then use the table below to find your state.

Colorado: ▲6.65% revenue increase during Covid-19
Provides $390 million for outreach, innovation, and program modernization efforts to improve participation and benefit redemption in WIC.  Includes $8 billion in funding for the US Department of Labor to assist with administration and technical assistance and $2 billion to states to help with fraud prevention, technology upgrades, and increasing equitable access and timely payments.

Connecticut: ▼1.21% revenue decrease during Covid-19
The second (key area of investment) is investing in the future with 21st century upgrades and investments in the cities/towns; The fifth key investment area is the state itself. These resources will enable Connecticut to modernize and ease the delivery of services…” ; Connecticut has been undertaking an ambitious agenda to put all government services online through the MyCT initiative in a way that makes state services more accessible to those in need. Connecticut has been undertaking an ambitious agenda to put all government services online through the MyCT initiative to meet the expectations of our residents to be able to interact with state government online, not in line.

Louisiana: ▼5.35% revenue decrease during Covid-19
Modernize information technology (IT) systems across state government. Many of the state’s computer systems are decades old and obsolete, and not equipped to deal with the next unemployment crisis or public health emergency. Even upgraded systems sometimes do a poor job of serving the public by making it cumbersome for people to apply for benefits, check the status of their applications or get answers to questions. Investments in making public benefit access portals easy to use, mobile friendly, and accessible in multiple languages are critical to making sure that people who are eligible get the help they need from state government.

Maine: ▲2.82% 6.65% revenue increase during Covid-19
The pandemic has illustrated the need for accessible, safe, and efficient state government services and programs – especially those that can be managed online or through remote programs.

Montana: ▼2.56% revenue decrease during Covid-19
The office of budget and program planning shall promote the funding opportunities afforded in [this act] and offer an online portal that directs prospective grantees to the various grant programs available pursuant to [this act]. The online portal must also provide data and information on the website to provide transparency in how funds were spent and identify grant recipients for businesses, local or tribal governments, or nonprofit organizations.

Nevada: ▼8.97% revenue decrease during Covid-19
Assessing how we can increase efficiency across state government and align resources across our major systems to improve services for Nevada’s residents.

North Carolina: ▲1.40% 6.65% revenue increase during Covid-19
Those lessons call for a system that equips the state to identify and address emerging crises; makes public health information easily accessible; modernizes data systems; provides access to care in underserved communities; and recruits, retains, and builds capacity of the public health workforce./to modernize the websites for the Division of Public Health and the Division of Health Services Regulation so that public can easily get information in a timely and accessible manner

State ARPA Plans

StateState Plan URLPercent Change in RevenueRevenue Data Sources
Alabama5.14%Visit Here
AlaskaVisit Here-25.78%
ArizonaVisit Here3.09%Visit Here
ArkansasVisit Here-0.33%Visit Here
CaliforniaVisit Here4.16%Visit Here
ColoradoVisit Here6.65%Visit Here
ConnecticutVisit Here-1.21%Visit Here
DC-4.43%Visit Here
DelawareVisit Here-5.52%Visit Here
FloridaVisit Here-7.77%Visit Here
GeorgiaVisit Here2.51%Visit Here
Hawaii-13.55%Visit Here
IdahoVisit Here13.14%Visit Here
IllinoisVisit Here-0.89%Visit Here
Indiana-1.37%Visit Here
Iowa-0.55%Visit Here
KansasVisit Here0.13%Visit Here
KentuckyVisit Here2.96%Visit Here
LouisianaVisit Here-5.35%Visit Here
MaineVisit Here2.82%Visit Here
MarylandVisit Here-9.31%Visit Here
Massachusetts1.61%Visit Here
MichiganVisit Here0.88%Visit Here
MinnesotaVisit Here-2.08%Visit Here
Mississippi1.25%Visit Here
Missouri0.54%Visit Here
MontanaVisit Here-2.56%Visit Here
Nebraska3.16%Visit Here
NevadaVisit Here-8.97%Visit Here
New HampshireVisit Here-2.09%Visit Here
New Jersey-0.41%Visit Here
New Mexico2.45%Visit Here
New York-1.54%Visit Here
North CarolinaVisit Here1.40%Visit Here
North Dakota-21.44%Visit Here
Ohio4.05%Visit Here
Oklahoma-3.80%Visit Here
Pennsylvania-0.19%Visit Here
Rhode Island-5.98%Visit Here
South Carolina-2.89%Visit Here
South Dakota7.85%Visit Here
Tennessee0.85%Visit Here
TexasVisit Here-6.80%Visit Here
Utah6.54%Visit Here
VermontVisit Here12.78%Visit Here
VirginiaVisit Here2.01%Visit Here
Washington2.80%Visit Here
West Virginia-2.42%Visit Here
wisconsin6.48%Visit Here
WyomingVisit Here-8.97%

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