New website launches for Anchorage CARES Act funding information


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The Anchorage Assembly's new website allows people to view and provide feedback on the municipality's Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funding. 

The Municipality of Anchorage received $156 million in CARES Act dollars to mitigate local costs of COVID-19. Around $22.5 million has already been allocated. Anchorage Assembly members are expected to vote on approving more than $133 million Tuesday night. 

These are the proposed dollar amounts and what the money may be used for, according to a release from the assembly:

-Economic stimulus: $16,130,000

-Family support: $15,250,000

-Housing and homelessness: $38,000,000

-Public health and safety: $28,250,000

-Community investments: $5,760,000

-Municipal response: $29,598,566

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