A new $19 billion Coronavirus Food Assistance Program is meant to help farmers, ranchers and the food industry respond to the disruption caused by Covid-19.
Life-long Okeene resident Mike Dobrinski officially filed for the Oklahoma House of Representatives’ District 59 seat currently held by term limited Majority Leader Mike Sanders, R-Kingfisher.
The 2020 election season officially began with the filing of candidates this month.
Funding for the Paycheck Protection Program, part of the federal government’s $2 trillion response to the coronavirus, has run dry as banks have lent out nearly $350 billion to small businesses across the country with $4.6 billion headed to Oklahoma.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). This new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) program will take several actions to assist farmers, ranchers, and consumers in response to the COVID-19 national emergency. President Trump directed USDA to craft this $19 billion immediate relief program to provide critical support to our farmers and ranchers, maintain the integrity of our food supply chain, and ensure every American continues to receive and have access to the food they need.