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Brown & Blue Research and Training Presents:

Understanding ARPA Funding

ONLINE -- 30 minutes

This webinar discusses the recent influx of federal money into State, County and City government employers under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”).  Topics covered include how ARPA funds may be used for public employees, strategies for maximizing ARPA funds for public employees, and how some public employers have already used ARPA funds to increase public employees’ wages during the pandemic.

This is an ONLINE course that can be used remotely over a one year period as time allows participants to complete the training.  Once the participant has completed the training, he or she will receive a certificate of completion for training record keeping purposes. 

Tom McCarty
Partner, Keating, O'Gara, Nedved & Peter, P.C., LLO

Mr. McCarty is a use of force attorney in Lincoln, Nebraska, representing a variety of law enforcement employee groups throughout Nebraska. He has represented over 75 law enforcement officers in officer involved shootings and in custody death investigations, including numerous grand jury proceedings. He is certified by Force Science® Institute as an Analyst of Force Encounters.

Before joining his law firm, Tom served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Arlen Beam, who is a Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. 

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