More stories about Funding, Finances, User Fees

  • Fiscal Finess

    Stimulus package tests patience and numbers-crunching skills.

  • Stimulus requirements fuel the midnight oil

    It may seem a long time off, but Feb. 17, 2010, is a date many state water agencies are eagerly anticipating.

  • Waived in the U.S.A.

    The Buy American provision in section 1605 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) is not as clear-cut as it seems.

  • Innovative Instruments

    Accessing capital through the tax-exempt bond market is challenging even highly rated issuers, and state and local tax revenues are expected to decline even further in 2010. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 provides relief with financing options that can be tapped long after...

  • Beyond the Stimulus

    If yours is one of the thousands of departments that applied for but didn't receive American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 funding, you're not alone. The numbers bandied about while the legislation was negotiated raised more expectations than will be met.

  • Park Operations Take a Hit

  • Stimulus saves drinking water plants from EPA crackdowns

  • Stimulus reporting deadline extended; guidance issued

    The Obama administration wants 70% of the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to be invested by the end of 2010. At mid-year, it was less than 10% of the way there.

  • How to manage the funding your operation receives

    As of May 22, $36.7 billion of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds had been paid out. The federal government's target is to have 70% of the $787-billion Act invested by the end of 2010, which is why successful applicants focus on projects that can start now and deliver results quickly.

  • Kansas DOT: Think reauthorization