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COVID-19 Relief Bill Introduced By Council Member Garrett Dennis Passes Unanimously

May 26, 2020  
Photo of Council Member Garrett Dennis, District 9.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Tonight the Jacksonville City Council unanimously passed bill 2020-0243 introduced by Councilman Garrett Dennis.

“This bill appropriates $5 million of CARES Act, and allows us to help 5,000 additional families who have been drastically affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. We have a responsibility to offer assistance to those who have had a loss of employment, or a significant reduction in hours by no fault of their own,” Dennis said.

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