Washington Governor Extends Family Emergency Assistance Program

Washington Governor Extends Family Emergency Assistance Program

Olympia, WA (STL.News) Gov. Jay Inslee extended a proclamation allowing for the expansion of the Family Emergency Assistance Program (FEAP) to assist families both with and without children.

This proclamation is issued under the authority granted to the governor by SHB 1151, which passed the legislature earlier this year.  This program will help many families who continue to suffer economic hardship during the pandemic.

The proclamation goes into effect on June 14, and remains in effect until June 30 or until funding is exhausted, whichever occurs first.

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