Empower Missouri Applauds Passage of CARES Act; Urges Additional Steps to Strengthen Safety Net

(Jefferson City, MO)……..Empower Missouri today applauded Congress for their passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) in a bipartisan and speedy fashion and President Trump for signing it. While the $2 Trillion package includes many provisions that will help Missourians affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, we believe more is still needed...
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On March 17th, 2020, Empower Missouri held a special conference call, which shared some important and timely updates regarding food security issues on the state and the national level. Below you’ll find slides about our discussion. Special Food Security Briefing 03 17 2020 In addition to food security issues during the call, Empower Missouri spoke...
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Ife Floyd joined the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in June 2011 as a Research Associate with the Family Income Support Division, and is now Senior Policy Analyst. Prior to joining the Center, Floyd served as an AmeriCorp VISTA with Culture Connect, Inc. In addition, she also worked with the Atlanta Community Food Bank’s...
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On November 9th, we’ll be holding our annual conference, “Building Blocks for Missouri’s Success” in Columbia, MO.
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