COLUMBUS—State Senator Rob McColley (R-Napoleon) announced that the Ohio Senate today unanimously passed Senate Bill 310, authorizing the distribution of $350 million of federal CARES Act funding to local communities across Ohio for COVID-19 pandemic-related expenses.
This funding will be made available to counties, municipalities and townships for necessary expenses associated with the current public health emergency and will be distributed based on the proportion of Local Government Fund revenue allocated to them in 2019.
“In these unprecedented times, the Senate has passed legislation to provide $350 million of relief to our local communities who are being hit hard by this pandemic," McColley said. "Our local communities, particularly small towns, are receiving the brunt end due to this virus. I’m happy to vote in favor of providing this much needed support to our local communities”