State COVID-19 relief bill: $2.2 billion from federal funds for help
February 24, 2021
Washington State Journal
OLYMPIA — 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...