Tag: coronavirus aid relief and economic security act

Marco Rubio Wants to Extend CARES Act Section for Federal Contractors

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., is co-sponsoring the proposal. 

Kathy Castor Calls on Ron DeSantis to Speed Up Federal Aid to Hillsborough County...

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.

Florida Housing’s Coronavirus Relief Fund Program Will End on December 30

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. 

Rick Scott, Ron Johnson Want to Know How States Have Used CARES Act Funds

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. 

Vern Buchanan: HHS Needs to Send More COVID Relief Funds to Nursing Homes, Senior...

“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. 

Kathy Castor: CARES Act Helped Hillsborough County

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.
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Marco Rubio Wants to Expand PPP, Insists It Helps Minority-Owned Small Businesses

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.

Congressman Greg Steube: President Trump’s Great American Comeback is a Win for Florida’s Families

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.
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Florida Congressmen: No CARES Act Money for Companies Connected to Chinese Regime

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.

Ron DeSantis Launches ‘Get There Florida’ Workforce Education Initiative

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.

Elaine Chao: Three Airports in Florida Getting More than $21 Million from FAA

The funds come from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants. Chao announced 80 airports in 25 states will get $335 million from the FAA.
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Casey DeSantis Announces Funds to Expand Telehealth Services to Students in 18 Counties

“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.