On Wednesday, March 16, the Ohio Senate passed three bills, which distributed almost $890 million in federal pandmic aid. Philanthropy Ohio's government consultants at Byers, Minton and Associates provided the attached breakdown of the bills and how much money will go to Ohio communities.
Philanthropy Ohio's Legislation in Focus provides a summary of House Bill 1 (Callender, Sweeney), better known as the newest iteration of the school funding plan, which creates a new financial system for Ohio school districts and other entities that provide primary and secondary education.
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) was signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021, providing $1.9 trillion in COVID-19 economic relief funding and addressing myriad aspects of U.S. health and welfare. Philanthropy Ohio's government consultants at Byers, Minton & Associates provided the attached breakdown of the recovery package.