April 21, 2022

Governor Baker’s Economic Development/ARPA 2.0 Legislation

Earlier today, Governor Baker filed a combination economic development and COVID recovery bill that includes $1.3 billion in capital authorization, $2.3 billion in direct spending of remaining federal ARPA funds and 137 policy sections. This Brief provides an initial summary of the provisions of the Administration’s proposal. MTF will weigh in with greater detail on the current state of ARPA spending in Massachusetts in a subsequent bulletin.