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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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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Childcare Resources: HHS's Administration for Children and Families has created ChildCare.Gov as a resource to connect parents with child care providers in their state and help emergency workers connect with resources to pay for childcare during the pandemic.