In the Press
Washington, D.C. — U.S.
WASHINGTON - The Department of Health and Human Services today announced it would be sending 125 million cloth masks to schools to aid in the continued reopening and safe return to classroom instruction. The announcement builds on funding, testing and other assistance provided to schools by this Administration.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Defense recently announced agreements with CVS and Walgreens to provide and administer COVID-19 vaccines to residents of long-term care facilities nationwide with no out-of-pocket cost.
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.
ASHLAND – The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Kansas Rural Development office announced a $20,400 grant for the City of Ashland library to install a new roof through its Community Facilities Direct Loan and Grant Program.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Kansas Rural Development office announced Monday a $791,638 Distance Learning grant to the Paradise School District, USD 399, in Osborne County to purchase audio and visual equipment to improve distance learning opportunities for students in the district.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Kansas Rural Development office announced Monday a $658,894 Distance Learning and Telemedicine grant to the Educational Services and Staff Development Association of Central Kansas (ESSDACK).
WASHINGTON - The Medicare Open Enrollment period has started for 2021 Medicare plans. As a physician and member of the GOP Doctors Caucus, U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., encourages seniors across Kansas to review health and prescription plans and make changes to their 2021 coverage to respond to changes in health and finances.
WASHINGTON - President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order establishing the One Trillion Trees Interagency Council, co-chaired by Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and Agriculture Secretary Perdue.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday announced that it was extending authorization for all schools to offer free meals for students through the 2020-21 school year. The move is intended to allow districts the flexibility in offering either in-person or off-site meal programs for students as the country continues to recover from the impacts of COVID-19.