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What exactly can the City of Springfield spend Covid relief funds on? A city official explains.

Courtesy of Cora Scott/Director of Public Information and Civic Engagement with City of Springfield

This week, host Lisa Langley speaks with Cora Scott, director of public information and civic engagement with City of Springfield.

Today’s discussion explores updates, plans and limitations regarding the $40 million-dollar COVID relief legislation received by the City.

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) is part of legislation signed March 11, 2021 by President Biden. The state of Missouri received $2.7 billion dollars as part of this economic stimulus package.