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Today Congresswoman Chellie Pingree and Cultivating Community announced two USDA grants to expand initiatives helping refugees and immigrants in Maine launch and strengthen farm businesses.
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree said this morning that rural Maine communities will benefit from $20 million in USDA loans to provide financing for economic development projects throughout the state. With USDA Rural Development funding, Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI) will invest in community projects like health care facilities, childcare centers and schools.
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree today announced that three communities in her District would receive federal grants to hire or rehire police officers.
Federal investments will help create 212 total jobs
Farmers in five counties to get access to emergency assistance, including loans
Rosemont Market receives $65,000 to double local food sales, and Somali Bantu Community receives $395,000 to reduce food insecurity
Families who've had student loans forgiven for death or disability can face a stiff tax bill.