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Stories about State and Local Spending and Programs

Internet access has been critical for remote learning. A $7.2 billion program is designed to help.

For families without home internet, schools and libraries with the internet have been lifelines for connecting students to their online classes. The Emergency Connectivity Fund, a new program created by the American Rescue Plan Act in March 2021, is providing a total of $7 billion to schools and libraries to pay for laptops, tablets, modems, Wi-fi hotspots, routers, and other broadband devices.

States received $189.5 billion in relief for schools. Here's the breakdown.

School closures and online learning during the pandemic have led to many students’ falling behind in their schoolwork. To help K-12 schools respond, states received Elementary and Secondary School Emergency (ESSER) grants totaling $189.5 billion. The states are distributing the funding to public, private, and charter schools to address a range of students needs.

What kind of pandemic relief did the Super Bowl’s host city get?

Inglewood, California, hosts the big game on Sunday. Businesses, schools, and other recipients in the city got at least $450 million in pandemic relief. Here’s a quick read on where some of it went.

Tools and resources for state & local oversight professionals

  • Agile Products Toolkit
    • A set of guidelines, best practices, and lessons learned to consider while conducting, completing, and issuing reports or other work product.
  • Fraud Risk Inventory for the CDBG and ESG CARES Act Funds  
    • The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) provides grants to states and local governments to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the spread of COVID-19. Read more about our Fraud Risk Inventory for both programs in a report provided by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Guidance on the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (SLFRF)
    • Guidance from the Department of Treasury on SLFRF, which delivers $350 billion to state, local, and Tribal governments across the country to support their response to and recovery from the COVID-19 public health emergency.
  • Lessons Learned
    • Reports and other communications highlight lessons learned arising from programs and operations related to economic crises and other disasters, including the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Data

  • CRF Interactive Dashboard
    • Drill down to find details about local projects funded by CRF.
  • CRF Interactive Map
    • Select the Coronavirus Relief Fund data set and see the connections between CRF prime recipients and their subs.

Read and Share State and Local Oversight Reports

We provide pandemic-related oversight reports in our Reports Library. See how others in the state and local community are conducting oversight work.

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