Develop a vision for ARP aid

The state is expecting $1.1 billion in new federal pandemic relief, just over a year after receiving – and finally spending – $1.25 billion. How should state leaders spend American Rescue Plan funding? Slowly, with an eye toward long-term challenges such as affordable housing, urges the Rhode Island Foundation. The nonprofit and partners will solicit…

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  1. Hi,

    I’ve submitted this idea (Discover RI First) in various forms over the years to your calls for action/grant programs. I’ve been continually honing the message. I do feel if this, or a similar campaign, were to be implemented at a state-wide level, it would surely have an impact and make us more competitive as a destination among our neighboring states – and help drive traffic to Main Street.

    Here’ a link to a recent PBN article for your consideration:

    Best, Steve