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By Patric Haerle
WNPA News Service 

Inslee signs COVID-19 relief bill

$2.2 billion in federal funding allocated

 

Last updated 2/24/2021 at 10:32pm



Additional relief in response to the COVID-19 pandemic is on its way

Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law Feb. 19, that appropriates $2.2 billion federal dollars to be used for K-12 schools, public health, assistance to individuals and families, housing and business assistance.

“The process of getting to a post pandemic era has just begun,” Inslee said “And we intend to come out of this pandemic stronger, in part because of this legislation.”

The package distributes $365 million in emergency eviction, rental and utility assistance and $240 million for small businesses assistance...



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