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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.

March 19, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Roger Marshall, M.D. (R-KS) and Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) today urged U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to ensure relief for rural America, specifically cattle ranchers, is included in any Phase III COVID-19 stimulus agreement.

March 18, 2020 Page

Please see the following Coronavirus-related resources. We will update this page daily. Please note, the administration has created Coronavirus.gov as a landing page for all coronavirus-related resources and content. And see the White House's plan for Opening Up America Again.

March 3, 2020 Editorials
The spread of the coronavirus and its dominance in the news has been top of mind for many Kansans. While there is no reason to panic yet, it is prudent for all of us to be mindful of the ongoing situation. As a physician and Congressman, I feel it’s important I convey steps the federal government is currently taking to best respond.
January 29, 2020 Press Release
On Wednesday, at the invitation of President Donald J. Trump, Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., attended the official White House ceremony for the signing of the USMCA trade agreement. Canada and Mexico are the United States’ two single-largest trading partners, making this the most consequential trade agreement in U.S. history.

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