Blair, Bedford Counties Release CARES ACT Funding
Last updated 12/10/2020 at 12:23pm
By RICK BOSTON
Blair and Bedford counties have released nearly $4 million in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) funds to help business affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Blair County allotted nearly $3.3 million while Bedford County distributed $532,860 in its second round of awards. Bedford previously distributed $612,532 during its first round.
While funded federally, the monies are distributed through each county’s County Relief Block Grant (CRBG).
Blair County commissioners Bruce Erb, Laura Burke, and Amy Webster announced the creation of t...