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October 21, 2020 Press Release

CONCORDIA - U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development office announced $50,000 investment for new seating in the historic Brown Grand Opera House in Concordia.

“The USDA’s office of Rural Development plays an important role in helping rural Kansas preserve its unique culture and facilities,” said U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D. “This administration has prioritized rural America and ensuring communities of all sizes have the needed resources to improve facilities and preserve important landmarks and facilities.” 

September 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - The Paycheck Protection Program has been one of the most successful programs created by the CARES Act. This spring, more than 50,000 loans totaling $5 billion were made to businesses in Kansas, saving approximately 500,000 jobs across the state. 

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. 

June 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today the Senate approved H.R. 7010, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, sending the bill to President Trump for his signature and delivering must-needed flexibility for American small business owners. The House of Representatives passed the legislation in May. 

May 29, 2020 Press Release

Businesses operating in rural and low-income communities will now have two additional opportunities to access federally-guaranteed financing to respond to the impacts of COVID-19.

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 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:
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