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Column: Pain grows as CARES Act funds sit idle

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                                For the last 10-plus years, one of the services that St Elizabeth’s provides is small rent and electrical help to those in need.

    STAR-ADVERTISER FILE

    For the last 10-plus years, one of the services that St Elizabeth’s provides is small rent and electrical help to those in need.

The recent news that our city and state agencies are unable to get federal money out the door to help people with things such as electrical bills and rent is simply maddening. By some accounts, nearly $900 million is still waiting to be spent before Dec. 31 and all signs are that the state appears unable or unwilling to spend it. Read more

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