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House Committee on Small Business 19h
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This slowdown comes as some emergency relief programs are set to expire. The next relief package must match the severity of this moment and prioritize getting more relief to , particularly the smallest of small. Small firms can’t afford anything less right now.
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House Committee on Small Business 19h
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, in particular, are still struggling mightily. 100s of thousands of small firms have closed permanently since March leaving their many employees out of a job. On top of that, small business employment growth fell in July. 2/
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House Committee on Small Business 19h
Today’s beat expectations, but it’s clear that the recovery is slowing. Labor force participation has declined, and the unemployment rate remains higher than its Great Recession peak. 1/
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Congressman Antonio Delgado Aug 6
Important reminder for small businesses – the Paycheck Protection Program () application window closes this Saturday, August 8. Check out these resources from for small business owners & employees & apply today. ↓
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RepAndyKim Aug 6
Yesterday I had a chance to meet with small biz owners in Lavallette. These are businesses that would normally be packed, but are struggling due to the crisis. Check out my video for more, and take some time today to support your local small businesses.
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House Committee on Small Business Aug 5
The application deadline for the is Saturday, August 8th. Just 3 more days. Apply here:
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House Committee on Small Business Aug 4
Today's report reaffirms that black-owned are being hit hard by this crisis. These firms have less access to relief and are being underserved. Black biz owners are among the most dynamic entrepreneurs. They can't be left behind.
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House Committee on Small Business Aug 3
Reminder: can only truly recover when adequate public health measures are taken to contain the virus. We must stop the spread.
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House Committee on Small Business Jul 31
.’ latest spending bill makes a significant investment in and reverses previous cuts in President Trump’s proposed budget. Small businesses power our economy, and these funds will help them as they work toward recovery.
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House Committee on Small Business Jul 31
COVID-19 has proven just how vital broadband access is for rural . These firms must have a reliable internet as they shift their operations online. We must continue to make investments in rural broadband. These businesses can't be left behind.
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House Agriculture Committee Jul 31
The pandemic has drawn a magnifying glass to rural broadband and just how essential a fast, reliable internet connection is to modern life. For the sake of our schools, hospitals, and communities, we must ensure that all Americans have access to fast internet.
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Rep. Nydia Velazquez Jul 30
While Dodd-Frank extended many important transparency protections and safeguards to consumer loans, small business borrowers do not have the same protections. Today, I'm introducing legislation to fix that problem. This thread describes the bill & my press release is below. 1/7
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House Committee on Small Business Jul 29
Read Chairwoman 's statement on 's new report on fraud potential in the COVID-19 program. EIDL is vital to getting working capital to as this crisis stretches on. These issues must be addressed immediately.
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Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Jul 29
Americans are losing jobs, getting sick and dying. The Administration shouldn't be quibbling over a national strategy to contain the -- it should be working with the experts it's sidelined to implement one, URGENTLY. Lives are on the line.
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Nancy Pelosi Jul 27
Congressman John Lewis was the conscience of the Congress. Today, we say goodbye to our friend and colleague, honoring his legacy of advancing freedom and justice for all.
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Angie Craig Jul 25
Thank you to the folks involved with Navigate New Prague for taking a tour of Main Street with me today. Small businesses are the bedrock of our communities, and I’m proud to serve on to support efforts like yours to help Minnesotans shop local.
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House Committee on Small Business Jul 24
In May, the Trump admin began targeting centers for receiving loans, despite qualifying under program rules Yesterday, and launched an investigation into 's actions. Vital health centers should not be subject to political attacks.
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RepAndyKim Jul 24
No small business should be left guessing or left behind in this moment. Congress needs to have their back and make sure our neighbors can safely get back to work.
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House Committee on Small Business Jul 24
Today we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. has created opportunities for countless employees and customers. This , we rededicate ourselves to expanding opportunity, equality, and access for Americans with disabilities.
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House Committee on Small Business Jul 23
. continues to drag his feet on getting more relief to Americans. Meanwhile, ' has been on his desk for 2 months. The bill is filled with provisions to help and the American people weather this crisis. The Senate must act.
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