Legislation & Regulations

OSHA Trying to Address Heat Rules

Last month, the Biden Administration announced new regulations aimed at protecting workers from heat-related illnesses. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will launch a process to create rules for a workplace heat standard. OSHA will

Legislation & Regulations

Senate Passes Relief Package

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News Senate Passes Relief Package The U.S. Senate this weekend passed the $1.9T COVID-19 stimulus and relief bill backed by the Biden Administration. The vote was 50-49 along party lines. The

Legislation & Regulations

PPP Delays and Tweaks

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News PPP Delays Frustrating Ariz. Businesses As of Feb. 21, 1.9 million Paycheck Protection Program loans, totaling $140B across the country, have been approved by the Small Business Administration. Arizona businesses

Legislation & Regulations

Arizona PPP Loans Jump

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News Arizona PPP Loans Jump From January 24th-31st, Paycheck Protection Program loans in Arizona surged from 4,640 approvals to 10,279, according to information from the Small Business Administration. Loan values grew

Budgets & Funding

COVID-19 News Round-up for October 16th

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News  SBA Makes Some Smaller Loan Forgiveness Easier  The Small Business Administration released a streamlined Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness application for some loans under $50K — but small-business groups and experts say it still leaves