USDA assistance tool for rural communities
April 17, 2020
We want to make sure that our legislators in the Northeast region are aware of a new tool for your rural constituents affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has introduced a COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide that lists resources to provide immediate and long-term assistance to rural communities.
The guide lists resources to support recovery efforts for rural residents, businesses, and communities in:
- financial assistance, and
- state and local programs
The tool can be found here, and additional information from USDA on the coronavirus can be found here.
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