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Maloney Announces Hudson Valley Regional Council in Newburgh Awarded $400,000 Economic Development Grant

Aug 19, 2020
Press Release

Maloney Announces Hudson Valley Regional Council in Newburgh Awarded $400,000 Economic Development Grant

Newburgh, NY – Today, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced the United States Economic Development Administration, a bureau of the U.S. Department of Commerce, has awarded the Hudson Valley Regional Council in Newburgh a $400,000 CARES Act Recovery Assistance Grant.

“I’ve visited small businesses across the district as we work to reopen, and they all shared the same concern: keeping their doors open and their workers on payroll during a potential second COVID-19 wave,” said Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney. “This funding, which I helped pass in March, will help local businesses and the Hudson Valley Regional Council better prepare, plan, and adapt to our new normal in wake of this pandemic. If we’re going to stay open, we need to build back better and smarter – the funding from this grant will be a big help.” 

The Hudson Valley Regional Council plans to use this grant funding to help area Hudson Valley businesses and municipalities create and support economic development strategies in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The data and information compiled from the projects will help the Hudson Valley Regional Council address changes, continued strengths, weaknesses, and needs related to shifting business models and adaptations in a post-pandemic economy.

“In a few short months, the economy of the Hudson Valley changed drastically – some of it forever. The Hudson Valley Regional Council has designed a program that will provide tools for municipalities to assist them with analyzing the impact of the pandemic in their community, and this grant will support that program. In the process of gathering data, we will offer technical assistance to municipalities and small businesses to give them tools to analyze, survive, and plan for the future with an emphasis on resiliency during – and after – the pandemic,” said Patricia Pomeroy, Executive Director of the Hudson Valley Regional Council.

This funding was made possible by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which Representative Maloney helped pass in March.

 

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