Task force makes broad spending recommendations for last of COVID money


A special task force on Friday agreed in broad strokes how it would spend the last of about $1.6 billion in federal COVID-19 relief money, leaving more discussion about what projects will get funded.

The executive committee of the SPARK task force – short for Strengthening People and Revitalizing Kansas – allocated $374 million in four broad areas such as connectivity, health and education, efficiency and modernization, and economic revitalization.

The panel did not make recommendations about specific projects and left it open about when it would return to make those decisions.

Four committees charged with making recommendation for spending . . .


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