CARES Act

Mississippi senators announced $5 million in grants

Today U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith with U.S. Representative Michael Guest welcomed the award of more than $5.26 million to boost rural telemedicine and distance learning capabilities across Mississippi. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural…

CARES Act assistance applications open November 9

BILOXI, Miss. – Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act applications for commercial and charter fisheries participants will open Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, at 8 a.m. on the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) website at dmr.ms.gov/cares-act-assistance/. Applicants must be a…

Coronavirus Aid Relief assistance for fishermen opens Nov. 9

Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act applications for commercial and charter fisheries participants will open 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 9 on the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources website at dmr.ms.gov/cares-act-assistance/. Applicants must be a Mississippi resident 18 years…

Governor Reeves updates on grant programs

Governor Tate Reeves provided an update from the legislature this afternoon regarding the first round of the CARES Act assistance for small businesses. Reeves went on to say that it is unfair that the nationwide crisis and the cost of…

Governor Reeves gives statewide coronavirus update

Governor Tate Reeves and legislative leaders addressed the public today on how to move forward with coronavirus relief. House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann sat with Reeves during the daily briefing to discuss their latest efforts on…

Mississippi leaders clash over spending power

Mississippi lawmakers have returned to the capitol for a showdown with the governor over spending power. At issue is who decides how to spend more than $1.25 billion the state is receiving from the federal government for coronavirus relief. Republican…

Governor Reeves addresses Cares Act Funds

Governor Tate Reeves today discussed the response to COVID-19 and efforts to reopen the economy. During the conference, Governor Reeves shared the plans for the Cares Act Funds that have been delegated to governors, including more help for small businesses,…