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August 13, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced $2 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration to five regions of Kansas hard-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to the $2.5 million awarded to Kansas’ regional planning commissioners in July.
July 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced Wednesday $3 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration to three regions of Kansas impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

July 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston on Monday announced that the Main Street Lending Program was now fully operational and prepared to provide credit for small and mid-sized businesses impacted by COVID-19. 

June 22, 2020 Press Release
Earlier today, President Trump announced he would be signing an executive order suspending the issuance of certain temporary work visas through the end of the year to allow American workers the opportunity to find new employment opportunities, especially amid the rise in unemployment caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 16, 2020 Press Release
Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin and Small Business Administrator, Jovita Carranza announced Thursday that the $349 billion in funding appropriated for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) in the CARES Act has been fully distributed to business owners.
April 15, 2020 Press Release
Today the U.S. Department of the Treasury and IRS launched the “Get My Payment” web application. The FREE app allows qualifying taxpayers who filed their tax return in 2018 or 2019 but did not provide their banking information on either return to submit direct deposit information. Once they do, their Economic Impact Payment will be deposited directly in their bank accounts. “Get My Payment” also allows all eligible taxpayers to track the status of their payment.
April 14, 2020 Press Release

SALINA – Today, Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., received an update from U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin on the implementation of the CARES Act and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Secretary Mnuchin indicated that more than $243 billion in loans have already been processed through 4,600 lenders participating, providing vital funds for more than 1 million small businesses. This includes more than $3.7 billion in loans to 19,915 Kansas businesses.

April 10, 2020 Press Release

In March, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to deliver much-needed assistance to small businesses and individuals dealing with the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.

“Congress took swift and decisive action in sending assistance to business owners and individuals to help them endure the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak,” said U.S. congressman Roger Marshall, M.D. “We understand that businesses and individuals are hurting and in need of immediate assistance to weather these unprecedented times.”

March 27, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., returned to Capitol Hill to vote YES on the Senate Amendment to H.R. 748 – Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, which will put emergency cash into the hands of American families and workers, while also delivering desperate relief to agriculture producers, ranchers, small businesses, and provide needed funding for health care workers and hospitals. During the debate, Dr. Marshall made remarks from the floor, and after the vote he released the following statement:
March 20, 2020 Press Release

SALINA, KS – On Thursday, U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., helped welcome two truckloads of much needed Personal Protection Equipment to Kansas. These supplies, which include face masks, gloves, and gowns, will be much needed should the COVID-19 infection rate increase in Kansas. This equipment is needed to protect nurses, doctors, respiratory therapists, and other medical staff. These supplies are now available as President Trump has declared a national emergency.

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