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By John McCallum
Managing Editor 

Cheney sets out to help small businesses

Grant program using CARES money to provide assistance with COVID-19 expenses


Last updated 8/13/2020 at 11:20am

CHENEY – What the City Council did for people delinquent with their utility bills they now plan to do for small businesses.

The city has set up the CARES Small Business Assistance Grant Program which, like the utility bill program established at the council’s July 14 meeting, will provide money received from the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress in April. Washington received $2.95 billion in CARES funding, sending $300 million of that to cities and counties with individual allocations based upon 2019 population estimates from the Of...

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