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Apr 21

Biden Administration Releases Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Rural Playbook

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on April 21, 2022 at 12:12 PM by Legislative Staff

he White House released a new resource to help identify and apply for funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Rural Playbook. The League has created a spreadsheet to help communities navigate available funding opportunities. 

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Mar 10

League Releases Condensed Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Guidebook

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on March 10, 2022 at 12:08 PM by Legislative Staff

A few weeks ago, the Biden Administration released the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) Guidebook. League staff reviewed the 465 page document and produced a condensed version that focuses on programs where funding is available to municipalities. In a separate spreadsheet, those same programs are broken down by category, type of project (i.e. planning, line replacement, design), and next milestone to provide you with a means to search for funding opportunities for your town.  

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Feb 03

US DOT Announces RAISE Funding Application

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on February 3, 2022 at 10:04 AM by Legislative Staff

The US Department of Transportation announced $1.5 billion in discretionary funding from the recently passed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). 

The Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity, or RAISE Discretionary Grant program provides an opportunity to invest in road, rail, transit and port projects that promise to achieve national objectives. 

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