Miami-Dade trickles time-critical federal Covid-19 aid to needy cities
Written by Jesse Scheckner on October 6, 2020
Cities that for months complained of not receiving a fair share of federal coronavirus aid are still awaiting almost all the money Miami-Dade reserved for them. But every penny they don’t spend this year goes back to Washington.
Of $100 million in Cares Act funds the county set aside for cities Aug. 4, just $295,230 was cleared for payout by Sept. 30, Deputy Mayor Ed Marquez said.
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