Gloucester County will receive $7,254,411 and Mathews County will get $1,715,901 in coronavirus recovery funds established by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.
The funds are part of approximately $2.9 billion allocated to Virginia municipalities through the plan. In addition, Virginia state government will receive nearly $4.3 billion from the relief bill.
A joint statement from U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine applauded the Treasury Department’s launch of the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.
“We welcome the $7.2 billion in relief for Virginia and are pleased the Biden Administration has listened to our calls to give states, localities and tribes significant flexibility in determining how best to use these emergency funds,” said the Senators.
“These funds will allow the commonwealth and localities to recover from the economic harm of COVID, promote public health, invest in broadband, make up for lost revenue, and address many of the other impact...
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