• Jillian Helding

Missouri Asks Supreme Court to Take Up ARPA Funds Dispute

Missouri has asked the nation's top court to weigh in on states' use of pandemic funds as part of a larger dispute between states and the Treasury Department that is playing out in federal courts.

More than 20 states have filed six lawsuits challenging the government's restriction on using American Rescue Plan Act funds to "directly or indirectly" fund a tax cut.

Most recently, Missouri asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take up its case against the Treasury Department's restriction on revenue-reducing tax policies, and a trio of southern states led by Texas asked an appeals court to uphold a trial court ruling in favor of the states.


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