(La Porte County, IN) - La Porte County’s cut of the recent federal COVID relief package looks to top $20 million. Preliminary numbers show roughly $5.8 billion will come to the state, with about $2.6 billion of that being divided up among the counties.
La Porte County will rake in over $21,312,000. The money is be used until the end of 2024. Counties expect to receive half the money within the next two months. The rest will come next year.
Theoretically, the money should offset COVID costs. But it can also be used for expenses ranging from hazard pay for essential workers to infrastructure projects.