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Published Wednesday Aug 26, 2020

$61 Million
The federal funding NH received for COVID-19 testing and contact tracing.   
Source: NH’s U.S. Congressional/Senate delegation




$2.7 million
The amount set aside inthe CARES Act to help the state’s fishing and seafood industry survive the economic effects from COVID-19.
Source: Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s office



New Hampshire’s rank nationally for workforce most hit by COVID-19 based on increases in unemployment claims between March 16 and May 18.
Source: WalletHub




The percent of 900 surveyed hotel and lodging owners who say the PPP loan amount they received is not enough to rehire their staff. All but 5% applied for PPP and or EIDL and 79% were approved for one or both. Source: The American Hotel & Lodging Association member survey, April 28-30, 2020.


$1.9 Million
The federal loan received by Granite State Communications through the ReConnect Program to improve broadband service in the towns of Hillsborough, Deering and Washington.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture



Did You Know?
Creare, an engineering R&D firm in Hanover, received $1.5 million in federal funding to create an unmanned aerial vehicle for NASA’s DragonFly mission to Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, and to create a new chemical sensor to help support human life on Mars. Source: U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s office

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