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

Budgets & Funding

COVID-19 News Round-up for September 29th

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News  Small Business PPP-Type Loan Program Needed  An opinion piece in Triangle Business Journal by Editor-in-Chief Sougata Mukherjee summarized the looming disaster faced by small businesses as extended unemployment benefits dry up, along with the initial small

Budgets & Funding

COVID-19 News Round-up for September 18

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News  Florence Offers “Returning Stronger” Grants  Florence businesses have until October 31st to apply to the town for grants to reimburse them for expenses and losses resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Town Council has authorized the creation