As the 2021 Legislature heads toward its final weeks, there is a big unknown.
And that is – what are the rules for using federal coronavirus relief dollars from the American Rescue package?
Legislative leaders know the amount the state will be receiving – but don’t yet know what the money can be used for.
"I don't know if we're going to have that by the time we get out of here," said House Majority Leader Chet Pollert (R-Carrington).
Pollert says half of the money is supposed to be coming soon, and the other half is later.