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Martinsville, Henry County to receive over $12 million in federal recovery money

On Tuesday, U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced the U.S. Treasury Department would launch the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund to provide $7.2 billion in relief for the Commonwealth.

The recovery fund, established by the American Rescue Plan, will allow Virginia and its localities to recover from the economic harm of the COVID-19 pandemic, promote public health, invest in broadband, make up for lost revenue and address other impacts of the pandemic, according to a press release from Senator Kaine’s office.

Henry County is slated to receive $9,820,105 and Martinsville is to receive $2,438,467.