NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado about his bipartisan plan to further assist small and mid-sized businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON (AP) " Deadlocked over the next big coronavirus relief bill, Congress is shifting its attention to a more modest overhaul of small-business aid in hopes of helping employers reopen shops and survive the pandemic.Bipartisan legislation that would give small employers more time to take advantage of federal subsidies for payroll and other costs is expected to pass the House this week, as lawmakers return to Washington for an abbreviated two-day session.Yet absent from [
Congress is shifting its attention to a more modest overhaul of small business coronavirus aid, although it remains deadlocked on a larger relief bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — Deadlocked over the next big coronavirus relief bill, Congress is shifting its attention to a more modest overhaul of small-business aid in hopes of helping employers reopen shops
The bipartisan legislation would double the amount of time small businesses could spend government loans while still qualifying for forgiveness.
Senators Michael Bennet and Todd Young have introduced a new act to support the small and mid-sized businesses most impacted by the coronavirus crisis, and they join Morning Joe to discuss.
A Republican senator is speaking out against police use of tear gas to clear peaceful demonstrators from a park Monday night near the White House so President Donald Trump could walk to a church and pose with a Bible
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator spoke out Tuesday against President Donald Trump’s use of the Bible “as a political prop” as the president warned protesters he would deploy the U.S.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican lawmakers moved ahead Thursday with plans to carve out $300 million in federal coronavirus aid that Gov. John Bel Edwards wants to steer to local government agencies to instead create a small business assistance program. The Democratic governor intended to use an $811 million slice of federal aid from [
The House is scheduled to vote Thursday on bipartisan legislation to make changes to the Paycheck Protection Program set up to help struggling small businesses with emergency loans during the pandemic, the latest effort on Capitol Hill to address economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis.
Michael RaineyMay 26, 2020More than 80% of the publicly-traded companies that have received funds from the Paycheck Protection Program are
Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) said Tuesday he disagreed with the decision to forcefully clear protesters from around Lafayette Square for a "photo op" and accused President Trump of using the Bible as a "political pr