Archive For: February 2022

Key Aspects of Public School Rehabilitation Projects

West Group Law is pleased to announce that it has been retained by a major northeast capital city as lead counsel for a roughly $300 million public schools improvement project. The project includes ground-up construction of a number of brand new, state-of-the-art public schools, rehabilitation and refurbishment of dozens of existing school buildings and facilities,... Read More >

Overview of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (the “ARPA”) became public law in March of 2021. Subtitle M of the ARPA created the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (the “Fund”), which provides for $1.9 trillion in total Coronavirus relief aid. Of the $1.9 trillion, $350 billion will be distributed to the states and... Read More >

EPA Unveils Funding Available to States, Tribes and Territories Through the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act

On December 2, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (the “EPA”) provided details on the billions of dollars in funding available to states, tribes and territories through the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act, including money to strengthen clean water and drinking water systems. In total, $7.4 billion is allocated for water infrastructure projects for 2022,... Read More >

Food Donation and Food Scraps Recycling Law Goes into Effect

In the United States, 40 percent of the food produced or processed is thrown away, equaling about 58 billion wasted meals, according to Waste 360. In New York alone, 3.9 million tons of food is wasted. According to the national Conference of State Legislatures, the United States spends approximately $218 billion each year to grow,... Read More >