Governor DeSantis announces release of COVID-19 funds to struggling families

Published: Jul. 21, 2022 at 11:54 PM EDT
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCJB) - Governor Ron DeSantis announced Thursday that COVID-19 relief funds will be sent directly to struggling families.

According to Business Insider, eligible recipients will receive $450 for every child in the family.

That includes foster parents, caregivers, and families that receive program benefits.

The checks will be funded by the 35-and-a-half million dollars that were set aside from the one billion dollar American Rescue Plan.

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