stimulus money

February 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hucker Calls for Increased Relief Payments to Marylanders

Montgomery County Council President Tom Hucker spoke at a media briefing on Monday urging the Maryland House of Delegates to increase the state’s coronavirus relief funding. On Dec. 23, Hucker joined a group of activists and politicians for the launch of the Maryland United for COVID Relief Now Coalition. The group’s goal is to release […]

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November 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Delaney’s Idea for Stimulus Check: ‘Pay Everyone $1500 to Get Vaccine’

Former U.S. Rep. John Delaney (D-Md. 6) is getting attention on Twitter for his idea for distributing a coronavirus vaccine, once it is made available. Delaney tweeted Friday, “Pay everyone $1500 to get vaccine[.] It is a stimulus check & big vaccine incentive rolled into one[.] Result: more people get vaccine, it saves lives, helps […]

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April 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin Answers Three Questions About the CARES Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress is a $2 trillion relief package that helps individuals and groups economically hurt by the coronavirus. According to NPR, the $2 trillion aid is estimated to be broken down as follows: $560 billion is for individuals, $500 billion is for big corporations, $377 billion […]

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July 25, 2012 | Staff Writer

Road Money

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner makes a point on July 23 as the county celebrated the completion of a road repaving projects that improved more than 43 miles of seven roadways using $6.744 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding. The federal funds employed 50 people. The selected roads were designated as […]

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