Pandemic relief funding offers cities opportunities
West Plains cities stand to receive over $5 million to help with economic recovery
Last updated 3/26/2021 at 10:12am
WEST PLAINS — No matter how you slice it, Washington state, counties, cities and school districts stand to receive a healthy dose of federal funding under the recently passed American Rescue Plan — including a local infusion of over $5 million for West Plains cities.
According to estimations for Sen. Patty Murray’s office released March 11, approximately $7.103 billion is headed to Washington, with $4.253 billion allocated to the state, $2.661 billion for cities and counties and $189 billion slotted for “critical” infrastructure projects around the state.
Locally, an estimated $2...