CARES Act

A student studying online
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Mike DeNardo
August 06, 2020 - 4:02 pm
Less than a month before an all-virtual start to the school year, the city has announced a plan giving free internet access to low-income families. Read more here.
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Student taking a class online
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Jim Melwert
August 03, 2020 - 5:01 pm
As school districts wrestle with the decision of how to reopen schools in the fall, some are already opting for an all-virtual start. This has working parents exploring options, and some of them carry a hefty price tag. Read more here.
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Ian Bush
July 28, 2020 - 4:37 pm
The airline industry has taken a massive hit from the coronavirus pandemic — a 96% drop in passenger volume at the height of the crisis. Some airlines have pledged not to sell middle seats to alleviate passengers’ fears of contracting the coronavirus. U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao...
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Governor Murphy announces additional aid to the Coronavirus Relief Fund
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Mike DeNardo
July 28, 2020 - 2:37 pm
New Jersey is adding millions to a fund to help small businesses hammered by the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Christina Renna with the Southern New Jersey Chamber of Commerce speaking
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Justin Udo
July 23, 2020 - 4:30 pm
Small businesses in Camden County, New Jersey are getting some help staying afloat in what's been a tumultuous time for the economy. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy announces extensive social distancing measures to mitigate further spread of COVID-19 on March 16, 2020, in Trenton.
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David Madden
July 22, 2020 - 4:18 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy unleashed on U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over McConnell’s approach to the latest federal plan to provide financial relief in the midst of the pandemic. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf.
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KYW Staff
July 16, 2020 - 8:17 pm
Pennsylvania is dedicating $50 million of federal funding to provide hazard pay to essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Susan Pilate
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Kim Glovas
July 14, 2020 - 8:59 pm
Small businesses that got sidetracked by the pandemic can get assistance thanks to Temple University’s Small Business Development Center. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy announces new funding to combat food insecurity in New Jersey
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David Madden
July 11, 2020 - 4:00 am
Some federal pandemic money sent to New Jersey is going to several food banks across the Garden State to help them address a spike in those in need of help. Read more here.
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Winslow Township Fire Department
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Mike Dougherty
July 10, 2020 - 12:53 pm
Fire departments across New Jersey are benefitting from nearly $473,000 in grants from the federal CARES Act. The Winslow Township Fire Department in Camden County received the biggest cut. Read more here.
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