To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Observercast

ARPA Dollars, Where Art Thou?

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Top 10 state? Not when it comes to spending the once-in-a-lifetime federal infusion of $1.87 billion in taxpayers’ capital from American Rescue Plan Act. One national ranking puts Oklahoma’s allocation at 40th. Why the holdup? For this week’s Observercast – ARPA Dollars, Where Art Thou? – state Rep. Meloyde Blancett, who serves on the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Pandemic Relief Funding, joins us to discuss the windfall’s potential to change Oklahoma’s trajectory for generations to come.