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Virginia Governor Northam Directs $7 Million in CARES Act Funding
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Virginia Governor Northam Directs $7 Million in CARES Act Funding

Governor Northam Directs $7 Million in CARES Act Funding to Virginia Food Banks Money will help address food insecurity amid COVID-19 pandemic RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Virginia will allocate $7 million in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act dollars to Virginia food banks to help Virginians who rely on food assistance. “The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the already serious problem of food insecurity in Virginia and across the country,” said Governor Northam.  “This funding will help Virginia food banks and other food assistance programs meet the increased demand for their services and ensure every Virginian has continued access to nutritious food during these challenging times.” Prior to the pandemic, ap...
Arizona Governor Ducey: $7 Million For Housing & Rental Assistance
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Arizona Governor Ducey: $7 Million For Housing & Rental Assistance

PHOENIX, AZ (STL.News)? Governor Doug Ducey today announced $7 million to expand available rental assistance and help keep people in their homes.  The funding comes from the Crisis Contingency and Safety Net Fund, established in March through a bipartisan state budget agreement that added $50 million for Arizona’s COVID-19 response. “Ensuring Arizonans have safe, reliable housing during this pandemic is critical,” said Governor Ducey.  “With today’s funding, we are expanding efforts to keep all Arizonans in their homes and helping ensure rents continue to get paid.  We will continue to work with our county, city and community partners to get Arizonans impacted by this pandemic the resources and support they need.” Today’s funding includes: $2 million to provide additional assistance to ...