Cole County Commission approves more federal COVID-19 relief funding requests

Document: Cole County CARES Act Funding Requests Approved Sept. 10, 2020

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The Cole County Commission approved more federal COVID-19 relief funding distribution requests Thursday.

Cole County received $9 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act funds in May and started accepting applications for portions of the funding last month, after hiring BKD, a Springfield accounting firm, to assist the county in meeting its obligations under the CARES Act for purchases related to the pandemic.

Most of the items approved Thursday were for the Cole County courts, at a total of $42,525.

The money for this equipment will come from the $3.6 million of the $9 million in CARES Act money the commission set aside for internal county needs.

Earlier this week, Judge Jon Beetem told commissioners the courts planned to use off-site venues instead of the Cole County Courthouse in an attempt to maintain a civil trail

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SD schools to receive $75 million in additional coronavirus relief funding

PIERRE, S.D. — Public and private schools in South Dakota will be receiving an additional $75 million from the Coronavirus Relief Fund, according to a news release from Gov. Kristi Noem’s office.

The funding provides $500 per student, the release states.

“I appreciate the great work our schools are doing to ensure kids are back in the classroom this fall,” Noem said in the release. “We expect this additional funding will help schools continue to tackle challenges related to COVID-19.

“It’s crucial that our students are in the classroom this year, and we are grateful to the Trump administration for giving us the flexibility to help make that happen.”

The additional funding is pursuant to updated guidance from the United States Department of Treasury released Wednesday, Sept. 2.

“The CARES Act provided $1.25 billion in funding to the state of South Dakota, and the new funding will come out of

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White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday said he expects the Senate GOP’s latest coronavirus relief proposal to target small businesses, health care and education.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Tuesday announced that he and other GOP leaders will be introducing a more “targeted” coronavirus relief package after Senate Democrats rejected their $1.3 trillion HEALS Act proposal in July.

“Targeted areas … could be very helpful. Maybe even make the recovery even stronger. For example, the Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell is coming out with a package today. It’s going to be targeting healthcare, education and the economy,” Kudlow said on Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom.”

Kudlow added that he thinks the Small Business Administration’s Payment Protection Program aimed at helping small businesses retain employees “will be extended” in McConnell’s bill.

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Therma Bright Acquires Benepod(R) Pain Relief Technology and Other Innovative Medical Device Technology from Saringer Life Science Technologies Inc.

® pain relief technology and other innovative medical device technology from Saringer Life Science Technologies Inc. (“Saringer” or “SLST Inc.”). After completion of final negotiations, Therma acquired the Saringer assets in an all cash transaction for $425,000.” data-reactid=”19″Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – August 26, 2020) – Therma Bright Inc. (TSXV: THRM), (“Therma Bright” or the “Company”), a progressive medical device technology company, is pleased to announce that it has closed the transaction to acquire Benepod® pain relief technology and other innovative medical device technology from Saringer Life Science Technologies Inc. (“Saringer” or “SLST Inc.”). After completion of final negotiations, Therma acquired the Saringer assets in an all cash transaction for $425,000.

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