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April 20, 2020 Press Release

GARDEN CITY - Kansas is responsible for roughly 11 percent of the nation’s beef processing. Nation-wide, the beef industry has already experienced a 15-percent decrease in its processing capacity due to the impacts of COVID-19. Knowing the devastating impacts a further decrease in beef processing would have on consumers and livestock owners, U.S.

April 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, alongside President Donald Trump, Friday announced several actions to assist producers recovering from the effects of COVID-19.

Secretary Perdue announced $19 billion from the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) will be dispersed to support our farmers, ranchers, industry workers, and consumers.

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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.
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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.

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.

April 10, 2020 Press Release
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is delivering $30 billion in relief funding to health care providers in support of the national response to COVID-19. This money is the first disbursement of the $100 billion Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund included in the CARES Act recently passed by Congress and signed into law by President Trump.
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April 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - On April 1, U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D. joined with colleagues from the House and Senate to encourage U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to provide immediate assistance to cattle owners by using the resources provided to the USDA through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Stabilization (CARES) Act. Today, Rep.

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April 7, 2020 Press Release
SALINA - After three weeks of practicing social distancing, new data from the University of Washington indicate those good habits are paying off and Kansas should see its number of COVID-19 cases peak earlier than originally predicted and overall deaths associated with the virus decrease.
 
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