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The COVID-19 Response Accountability Office reports COVID-related spending to the Governor, Lt. Governor, the Legislature, and the press. Data from the reports is also available on the TransparencyMN website which provides checkbook-level data on how COVID-19 funding has been spent.

American Rescue Plan

The American Rescue Plan (ARP) was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021. ARP-related spending reports include spending and distributions from the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds and the annual Recovery Plan Performance Report. Access more information about the ARP at

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COVID-19 Minnesota Fund

The COVID-19 Minnesota fund was created in the state treasury to pay expenditures related to a peacetime emergency declared by Governor Walz. The Commissioner of Management and Budget reported on the spending from the COVID-19 Minnesota fund to the Legislative COVID-19 Response Commission twice each month, including the amount and purpose of each expenditure, through December 2020. You can find more information on the COVID-19 Minnesota Fund website

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Coronavirus Relief Fund

Minnesota was allocated $2.187 billion in the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) as part of the federal CARES Act. Hennepin and Ramsey Counties received a combined $317 million directly, and the remaining $1.87 billion was deposited into the state treasury in April 2020. CRF-related reports include state spending, local government distribution, and local government aggregate spending.

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