On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) into law. Now, much of the $550 billion in new spending included in the bill will eventually make its way to state and local governments for implementation in one way or another.
Getting IIJA signed into law was just the first step. Next there’s an enormous challenge facing government leaders at all levels: funnel the money into impactful projects, and do it as quickly as possible. The task is as hard as it sounds.
It’s hard to spend an enormous influx of federal funding on impactful infrastructure projects quickly. This free handbook seeks to help. Broken down into seven digestible sections, the handbook covers everything from Project Fundability and Water Infrastructure, to Energy Infrastructure and Legacy Pollution.