The American Rescue Plan (ARP) allocated funding to states, counties, and municipalities to cover costs incurred related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Logistics about the timeline for payments can be found here.
Yesterday the Senate passed a Chapter 90 authorization bill. Chapter 90 funds are the primary source of funding that the Commonwealth provides to cities and towns for road maintenance and repair.
Massachusetts has created a grant program for small businesses affected by COVID-19.
A chance for parents and caregivers to learn how to talk to children about and prevent substance use during the COVID-19 crisis.
The Federal CARES Act extended the length of benefits, increased benefit amounts, and expanded access to unemployment benefits for self-employed, contractors, gig workers, and those receiving 1099s. The Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) has been working to implement these expansions.
This program has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.