Relief funds open unexpected opportunity
Driskill and Lindholm look to tap into CARES Act funding for “once-in-a-generation” opportunity
April 16, 2020
Senator Ogden Driskill and Representative Tyler Lindholm called the Board of Trustees together on Thursday evening to present their idea to secure funding for a new Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) hospital building. The duo hope to secure up to $45 million of the estimated $1.25 billion in federal COVID-19 relief funds that will be coming directly to Wyoming.
Lindholm informed the board as the online special meeting was called to order that Congress passed the CARES Act to provide a little more than $2 trillion in relief funding during the COVID-19 outbreak. Around $1.25 bill...