Texas/World – 15 April ’20, page 2

South Texas colleges to get $23 million for coronavirus relief

Vicky Camarillo - Corpus Christi Caller-Times


The Texas Valley

Census count continues

The 2020 Census is still underway and Cameron County’s final count will determine how much federal funding local schools, hospitals, first responders, law enforcement, and other vital public agencies are allocated by the federal government over the course of the next decade.

The dollars will be a crucial source of funding as the community grapples with COVID-19, the related closures, emergency orders, and resulting economic uncertainties rattling cities across the nation.



Cornyn: More funding needed to protect paychecks in pandemic

John Cornyn:  As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Texas continues to grow, we can’t help but ask, “when?” When will the outbreak peak? When will people go back to work? When will things return to “normal”?

This situation is unlike any our country has faced before — it combines the fear of a public health emergency with the uncertainty of an economic one.    continued

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