CARES Act:

Key Provisions:

• Immediate cash relief for American families

• Emergency relief for hardworking Americans, small businesses, and job creators

• Emergency funding for America’s hospitals & healthcare professionals

https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/cares

Economic Impact Payments:

Eligibility:

• US Citizen

• Valid SSN

• Can’t be claimed as a dependent of another taxpayer

• Adjusted gross income less than $99,000 (individual) $150,000 (joint)

Check status of stimulus check here: https://sa.www4.irs.gov/irfof-wmsp/login

Visit IRS website for additional information: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/economic-impact-payments

Paycheck Protection Program:

Eligibility:

• Any small business concern that meets SBA’s size standards (either the industry based sized standard or the alternative size standard)

• Any business, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, 501(c)(19) veterans organization, or Tribal business concern (sec. 31(b)(2)(C) of the Small Business Act) with the greater of:

• 500 employees, or

• That meets the SBA industry size standard if more than 500

• Any business with a NAICS Code that begins with 72 (Accommodations and Food Services) that has more than one physical location and employs less than 500 per location

• Sole proprietors, independent contractors, and self-employed persons

Terms:

• Fully forgivable**

• Maturity of 2 years and an interest rate of 1%

Find participating lenders: https://www.sba.gov/paycheckprotection/find

Application available here: https://www.sba.gov/document/sba-form-2483-paycheck-protection-program-borrower-application-form

Apply at your local bank.

For more information: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/paycheck-protection-program

Economic Injury Disaster Loan:

For more information: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disaster-assistance/coronavirus-covid-19

Veterans:

If you are feeling symptoms, contact the VA before going. Contact information here:

For more information related to the VA and COVID go here: https://www.va.gov/coronavirus-veteran-frequently-asked-questions/

Student Loans:

• Federally held loan have 0% interest from March 13, 2020 through September 30, 2020.

• Payments to federal student loans will automatically stop from March 13, 2020 through September 30, 2020.

For additional information: https://studentaid.gov/announcements-events/coronavirus

CDC:

Symptoms:

• Cough

• Shortness of Breath

• Fever

• Chills

• Muscle Pain

• Sore Throat

• Loss of taste or smell

Prevention:

• Wash you hands for at least 20 seconds

• Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth

• Cover your mouth and nose when around others

• Avoid close contact with others

• Disinfect surfaces and handheld items

Highest risk:

• People 65 years and older

• People with chronic lung disease or moderate to severe asthma

• People with serious heart conditions

• People who are immunocompromised

• People with diabetes

• People with severe obesity

• People with chronic kidney disease

• People with liver disease

More information: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

How to help: https://www.fema.gov/coronavirus/how-to-help

Additional Information:

Texas:

Governor Abbott’s executive Orders: https://gov.texas.gov/coronavirus

Tarrant County Information: https://www.tarrantcounty.com/en/public-health/disease-control---prevention/coronaviruas.html

Parker County Information: https://www.parkercountytx.com/AlertCenter.aspx

Wise County Information: https://www.co.wise.tx.us/304/Covid-19

Federal:

International travel information: https://www.state.gov/coronavirus/

Tax deadline extended to July 15: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/payment-deadline-extended-to-july-15-2020

FDA: https://www.fda.gov/emergency-preparedness-and-response/counterterrorism-and-emerging-threats/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19

Food Bank:

Tarrant Area Food Bank: https://tafb.org/find-food/

Meals on Wheels Tarrant County: https://mealsonwheels.org/

Fort Worth ISD Meal Pick Up Locations: https://www.fwisd.org/mealstogo

Springtown ISD Meal Pick Up Locations: https://sites.google.com/springtownisd.net/sisdcovid-19/meal-services

Azle ISD Meal Pick Up Locations: https://www.azleisd.net/cms/lib6/TX01917633/Centricity/Domain/45/Revised%20Updated%20Meal%20Pick-Up%20Times.pdf

Decatur ISD Meal Pick Up Locations: https://www.decaturisd.us/decatur

Weatherford ISD Meal Pick Up Locations: https://www.weatherfordisd.com/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=1703763&type=d&pREC_ID=1866178

Updates from Kay Granger

July 31 - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=FBF62469-B24D-4B99-9E60-232DF716C8CB

July 23 - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=A74EF75F-89BA-4E64-9666-588276117395

July 16 - https://kaygranger.house.gov/2020/7/coronavirus-update-july-16th-2020

July 8 - https://kaygranger.house.gov/2020/7/coronavirus-update-july-8th-2020

June 17 - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=AC1EFD6A-4FC6-4EF9-8902-2F74A009CA6A

June 10 - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=D43C09B2-0C19-42AA-B3C4-A4B55904A62F

June 3 - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=68C5A84B-BD0D-405E-A09C-F6D5A1D7B8CD

May 27 - https://kaygranger.house.gov/press-releases?ID=D416A7D4-ACDE-4030-BE63-55478EA681EA

May 12 - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=FC091701-55B5-49E4-98D0-467B1015B2AA

May 5 - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=0E0E4F6E-9D44-4393-8104-A9EBA8EE0FC1

May 1 - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=07D6999B-DCDF-44AB-BE86-82CE30304F30

April 28 - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=1A0E4809-C116-4936-83A9-46D00BD2A827

April 24 - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=B945D0F7-5BF5-4791-86AA-B2392FB7C505

April 23 - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=581A4E55-B0B4-4A6F-BE71-89445067E334

April 17 - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=1E0F96BB-AE4C-4537-8ADD-E61BAE4F3441

April 14 - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=C60CE416-F57A-4675-9300-0BEE09283224

April 10 - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=1894DBFE-EF06-4AB6-B7F8-85EAE055F47C

April 8 - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=91FB5A43-4C5B-4C90-B34C-4E9F26CA6050

April 3 - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=A1982151-7310-4300-8EB4-71CA17CC2BC3

April 1 - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=2C4D0E20-81CA-457F-AB47-61AEEE014071

Coronavirus Small Business Resource

https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=ACB8E102-D439-41C1-82FB-678EE712D892

Coronavirus- / CARES Act-Related Press Releases

CARES Funding for UNTHSC - https://kaygranger.house.gov/press-releases?ID=731996B9-9AAF-458F-B011-F04B12FAC8E9

CARES Grants to Help Low-Income Texas Families - https://kaygranger.house.gov/press-releases?ID=323074F5-2A5F-4D16-8C1A-5BF033BDC906

CARES HUD Funding for Texas - https://kaygranger.house.gov/press-releases?ID=DE33FC60-1C59-4605-AF44-FD5F99A925CA

Annoucement of the Blue Angels Flyover - https://kaygranger.house.gov/press-releases?ID=90CC2AE8-4EE6-4034-B776-0FFA98FA2F25

CARES Grants for DFW Airport - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=D8E5FD48-605D-4E49-9FA7-37231E34ECE2

CARES Grants for Texas Wesleyan - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=B48D4F31-FE7D-4E03-AB6F-F7DC0816D789

Granger on PPP - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=5F785B69-02FA-49FE-B8E1-4852EC89A20B

Other Coronavirus- / CARES Act-Related e-Newsletters

"The People's House Deserves a Better Plan" - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=F64DD3B4-1B98-402D-9CEF-3F4E483C6247

“Getting Texas 12 Back on Track” - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=6509D660-751C-487F-A38C-FDE2DF74FF3F

“The Paycheck Protection Program Works, For Texas and America’s Small Businesses” - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=387A144B-B5E3-44C0-95E7-3699BD7FA205

“An Update on Coronavirus” - https://kaygranger.house.gov/e-newsletters?ID=76A1224D-BABC-4B8C-8BF3-88168C00193E