What 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
|State||State Plan URL||Percent Change in Revenue||Revenue Data Sources|
|Arizona||Visit Here||3.09%||Visit Here|
|Arkansas||Visit Here||-0.33%||Visit Here|
|California||Visit Here||4.16%||Visit Here|
|Colorado||Visit Here||6.65%||Visit Here|
|Connecticut||Visit Here||-1.21%||Visit Here|
|Delaware||Visit Here||-5.52%||Visit Here|
|Florida||Visit Here||-7.77%||Visit Here|
|Georgia||Visit Here||2.51%||Visit Here|
|Idaho||Visit Here||13.14%||Visit Here|
|Illinois||Visit Here||-0.89%||Visit Here|
|Kansas||Visit Here||0.13%||Visit Here|
|Kentucky||Visit Here||2.96%||Visit Here|
|Louisiana||Visit Here||-5.35%||Visit Here|
|Maine||Visit Here||2.82%||Visit Here|
|Maryland||Visit Here||-9.31%||Visit Here|
|Michigan||Visit Here||0.88%||Visit Here|
|Minnesota||Visit Here||-2.08%||Visit Here|
|Montana||Visit Here||-2.56%||Visit Here|
|Nevada||Visit Here||-8.97%||Visit Here|
|New Hampshire||Visit Here||-2.09%||Visit Here|
|New Jersey||-0.41%||Visit Here|
|New Mexico||2.45%||Visit Here|
|New York||-1.54%||Visit Here|
|North Carolina||Visit Here||1.40%||Visit Here|
|North Dakota||-21.44%||Visit Here|
|Rhode Island||-5.98%||Visit Here|
|South Carolina||-2.89%||Visit Here|
|South Dakota||7.85%||Visit Here|
|Texas||Visit Here||-6.80%||Visit Here|
|Vermont||Visit Here||12.78%||Visit Here|
|Virginia||Visit Here||2.01%||Visit Here|
|West Virginia||-2.42%||Visit Here|