Public safety agencies struggled to use CARES Act funding, report finds

by • 8 months ago

A survey of more than 1,000 public safety and government agencies showed a significant portion struggle to use and access publicly available grants.

Virginia building e-referral system to connect hospitals with social services

by • 9 months ago

Virginia will spend $10 million of its CARES Act funding on an e-referral system to connect hospitals to organizations that provide social services like housing, transportation and food.

CARES Act funding won't cover Iowa's accounting software upgrade

by • 9 months ago

Capping a disagreement with the state auditor, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Monday she will reallocate federal funding initially used to buy accounting software.

CARES funding vital for quick connectivity during pandemic, researchers say

by • 10 months ago

A new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts suggests that the CARES Act has been instrumental in allowing states to quickly connect residents to broadband.

For rapid housing relief, Nevada's biggest county went digital

by • 11 months ago

New software from IBM eliminated the need for Clark County, Nevada's 2.2 million residents to visit an office in person to drop off applications for housing assistance.

Virginia becomes latest state to rush for broadband relief

by • 12 months ago

Virginia is allocating $30 million in CARES Act funding for broadband, but legally the projects must be completed by the year's end.

Delaware targets underserved families with $20 million broadband investment

by • 1 year ago

State leaders announced Monday a plan to invest federal CARES Act funding into improving high-speed internet access for families with school-age children.