The Congressional Progressive Caucus Center and the Local Progress Impact Lab have a new guide detailing how local elected officials can maximize Direct Pay’s opportunity to build more affordable, publicly-owned green energy, cleaner communities, and good green jobs. The guide “Cash for Communities: Leveraging Historic Federal Funds for Racial, Economic, and Climate Justice” includes: 

  • Examples of Direct Pay projects for cities, counties, and schools
  • Expanding Racial and Economic Justice Through Direct Pay
  • State, local, and federal funding sources to finance Direct Pay projects
  • Sample Legislative Text and Policy-Making Tools