Rifles, Tasers and Jails: How Cities and States Spent Billions of COVID-19 Relief
by Anastasia Valeeva, Weihua Li, and Susie Cagle
President Biden’s signature American Rescue Plan Act gave local governments $350 billion to recover from COVID-19. They spent much of it on police, prisons and the courts.
(This article originally appeared on themarshallproject.org on September 7, 2022. It is reprinted here ...