Coronavirus Relief Fund

Gov. Walz announces $56.6 million proposal for emergency child care grants

Eligible child care providers will receive grant money over three months.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan announced their $56.6 million Coronavirus Relief Fund proposal that will support child care providers on Tuesday. The proposal provides grants to family child care providers, child care centers and eligible certified centers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many child care providers have lost revenue due to smaller group sizes, additional…

Federal Aid Coming For Farmers Struggling Amid Coronavirus

The relief program will use funding from the CARES act

UNITED STATES – USDA announcing the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program to support farmers and ranchers during the COVID-19 pandemic. North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven met with local producers to take questions on the support program as well as listen to their input on how it should be distributed. The program will provide $16 billion in direct payments to farmers, ranchers…

Minnesota Receives $1 Billion from Coronavirus Relief Fund

Minnesota is expected to receive a total of $2.187 billion through the Coronavirus Relief Fund.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Minnesota received more than $1 billion from the Coronavirus Relief Fund on Wednesday. The state applied for the funds through the federal CARES Act portal made available earlier this week. The funds will help offset some the state’s costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Tim Walz says, “The state is providing critical funding to hospitals, public health…