President Donald J. Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law on March 27, 2020. The 854-page bill seeks to provide approximately $2 trillion in relief and assistance to individuals, businesses, state governments, health providers, and others affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
On April 24, President Trump signed the Paycheck Protection Program and Healthcare Enhancement Act into law, which added a further $483 billion in relief to small businesses, funding for hospitals, and support for testing.
A Closer Look
Click on the categories below to see a deep-dive of the funding allocated.
Agriculture - $48.7B
Direct Industry/Worker Support - $43.3B
Education - $40B
Environment - $7.2M
Foreign Aid - $1.1B
Government Operations - $4.1B
Health Care - $33.9B
Housing - $12.4B
Individuals - $7.6B
Large-to-Midsize Businesses - $501.5B
Nonprofit Organizations - $355M
Small Businesses - $393.3B
State and Local Government - $175.1B
Transportation - $11.3M
Veterans Affairs - $19.6B