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Source: United States House of Representatives – Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03)

October 9, 2020

Press Release

Congressman Kim Joins State and Local Leaders to
Announce Coronavirus Relief Funding to Burlington County and Townships

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) joined state and local leaders in announcing $60 million from the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) for the Local Government Emergency Fund to aid counties and municipalities, such as Burlington County, that were excluded from the federal government’s direct CRF allocation plan.

Of the $60 million in funds announced, more than $8 million to go to Burlington County and its townships. For example, Evesham will receive $526,331, Willingboro will receive $520,753, and Mount Laurel will receive $468,834.

Video of Congressman Kim’s remarks can be found here and the transcript of his remarks can be found by clicking here.

Earlier this month, Congressman Kim voted to pass the Updated Heroes Act, which would bring more than $300 million additional dollars to Burlington and Ocean Counties to help local communities put an end to the coronavirus crisis. In addition, the Updated Heroes Act would provide funding for small businesses through a second round of the Paycheck Protection Program, which Congressman Kim has repeatedly advocated for.

Information about Congressman Kim’s actions to contain the Coronavirus pandemic and address the ongoing economic impact can be found on his website by clicking here. 

Congressman Kim is a member of the bipartisan House Select Committee on the Coronavirus Crisis, where he serves as one of twelve members of the House tasked with conducting oversight over programs aimed at ending the Coronavirus pandemic and helping address the economic impact it’s having on the American people. Congressman Kim is also a member of the House Armed Services Committee and the House Committee on Small Business. More information about Congressman Kim can be found on his website by clicking here.