Sen. Moran Announces $1.25 Billion in Funding for State, Local and Tribal Efforts to Combat COVID-19
Apr 13 2020
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today announced Kansas will receive $1.25 billion from the U.S. Department of the Treasury through funding provided in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to assist state, local and tribal governments meet the challenges surrounding COVID-19.
“The Treasury acted quickly to make critical funding available to state, local and tribal governments around the country and in Kansas to help support our local governments as they continue to be vigilant in providing communities with resources, information and guidance during this pandemic,” said Sen. Moran. “Building on funding that has already reached individuals, small businesses, employees, hospitals and others, this funding supports our local governments as we partner together to meet the challenges of COVID-19 as a nation.”
"On behalf of the citizens of Sedgwick County, we appreciate the efforts of our Federal delegation, including Senator Jerry Moran, Congressmen Ron Estes and Roger Marshall, to assure our County will receive additional financial support during this pandemic,” said Sedgwick County Commissioner Pete Meitzner. “My sincere thanks and appreciation for their leadership."
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