The U.S. Department of the Interior on Tuesday announced the release of a $2.5 million in Covid-19 emergency response funding for the CNMI, and another $2.56 million in technical assistance grant for American Samoa.
As of July 9, the Guam Department of Revenue and Taxation has processed a total of 70,866 economic impact program payments-- including the last batch completed last week-- totaling about $129.3 million, the Office of the Governor said yesterday.
Palikir, Pohnpei — Federated States of Micronesia President David Panuelo urged citizens who lost their jobs or had their work hours cut as a result of Covid-19 to avail of relief aid through the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program.
Citizens of freely associated states who are living in a U.S. territory are entitled to economic impact payments, which will come from the local tax agency of the host jurisdiction, according to the Internal Revenue Service.
Families with young adult dependents and individuals with disabilities may receive a one-time payment of $500 each in Covid-19 relief aid under a bill that proposes a $10-million locally funded program.
Bill 367-35, titled "Ayuda I Mangafa’ Help For Families Progra...