INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Indiana officials haven’t yet described any big plans for the influx of federal money expected from the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package that Congress approved this week.
Preliminary estimates show roughly $5.8 billion will be directed toward Indiana.
The governor’s office says about $3 billion would go to state government, and $2.6 billion to cities and counties.
State lawmakers want to have a say in how that money will be spent, in contrast to the $2.4 billion in pandemic relief funding allocated to Indiana last year that was handled by Gov. Eric Holcomb’s administration.
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