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Joseph E. Riley, P.E.

Joseph E. Riley, P.E. Staff Attorney
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Inflation Reduction Act: Federal Incentives for Public Entities for Clean Energy Improvements

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A contractor's right to cure will extinguish

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Advise public entities on spending ARPA funds

The firm currently advises approximately three dozen public entity clients across Ohio. We often take calls from around the country based on our regularly published articles detailing whether and how to spend ARPA funds. Our work includes serving as ARPA counsel to one of the nation’s largest municipal recipients of federal stimulus funds and advising several counties that have collectively received hundreds of millions in ARPA funds.

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ESSER III: Funding school construction

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The Tenth Appellate District Court of Ohio confirms that a court may reform a contract to reflect the parties' true intentions

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The First Appellate District Court of Ohio confirms a contractor’s failure to notify OUPS before “grinding” operations is a breach of duty of care

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Bricker’s Public Sector team is growing

The Public Sector Industry team at Bricker is growing. This month the firm welcomed seven attorneys: Erin Heidrich, Izaak Orlansky, Danyel Rickman, Joe Riley, Art Schoulties, Adam Seeley and Immy Singh.

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American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)
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Since ARPA’s enactment and the U.S. Treasury’s publication of first the Interim Rule and then the Final Rule (31 C.F.R. Part 35) and its regularly updated Frequently Asked Questions, we handle client inquiries on a daily basis as to how to deploy these federal funds to address negative impacts of COVID-19, premium pay to essential workers, government services, and infrastructure projects specific to water, sewer, and broadband.

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Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)
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Federal energy policy is making many new incentives available for local governments, tax-exempt organizations, and private businesses to assist with financing and constructing clean energy-related assets. The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), enacted in 2022, expanded the set of clean energy-related asset categories that are now being directly subsidized by the federal government via tax credits and direct payments.

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