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U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., is co-sponsoring the proposal.
The U.S. Department of Education made these funds available to Florida on January 6 but they have not yet been allocated to benefit students and schools.
All funds must be expended by the program’s conclusion on December 30. Homeowners and renters affected by COVID-19 who have not yet applied are encouraged to do so immediately.
At the end of last week, Scott and U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., sent letters to every governor in the nation, asking how they spent the $150 million that state governments received from the CARES Act. Scott, Johnson and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, sent out a similar letter back in June and only 10 states responded. Scott and Johnson asked for a response by December 18.
“As coronavirus cases continue to spike in nursing homes across the country, I am writing to urge you to consider dedicating a significant amount of the remaining money in the Provider Relief Fund to help nursing homes and other senior care facilities combat this deadly disease. With now more than 100,000 Americans deaths from the coronavirus linked to long-term care facilities, it’s clear that protecting our seniors must be one of the highest priorities,” Buchanan wrote Azar on Tuesday.
On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., doubled down on her support of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the $2.2 trillion relief package that Congress and the White House agreed on at the end of March.
Rubio was one of the key shapers of the PPP, part of the $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress and approved by the White House at the end of March. At the end of July, Rubio introduced the “Continuing Small Business Recovery and Paycheck Protection Program Act,” expanding PPP by $60 billion.
Prior to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the United States created 6.7 million jobs across the country, including 624,000 jobs in Florida alone. This growth lifted up all Americans, including securing historic positive trends for the Black community, Hispanics and women.
U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla., unveiled the “Accountability for CARES Act” on Monday with the backing of a handful of Republicans including U.S. Reps. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., and Ross Spano, R-Fla.
Available at GetThereFL.com, the initiative highlights the key benefits of rapid credentialing programs available to Floridians at the 28 Florida College System institutions and the 48 technical colleges and centers across Florida.
The funds come from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants. Chao announced 80 airports in 25 states will get $335 million from the FAA.
“Governor DeSantis and I are immensely proud that these funds will be available to support schools in their efforts to help students overcome barriers to achieving positive mental health wellness,” said DeSantis.