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Boston coronavirus small-business grants by the numbers

Boston coronavirus small-business grants by the numbers

Boston’s small-business grants landed most in Dorchester, East Boston and the Back Bay, with nearly half going to women-owned businesses and immigrants. Read full article: Boston coronavirus small-business grants...→

Boston coronavirus small-business grants by the numbers

Boston coronavirus small-business grants by the numbers

Boston’s small-business grants landed most in Dorchester, East Boston and the Back Bay, with nearly half going to women-owned businesses and immigrants. Read full article: Boston coronavirus small-business grants...→

Latest Michigan Future Business Index Reveals Only 11 Percent Of Small Biz Leaders Satisfied With Economy

Latest Michigan Future Business Index Reveals Only 11 Percent Of Small Biz Leaders Satisfied With Economy

Before COVID-19, more than 82 percent of last December's MFBI respondents indicated satisfaction with the economy in Michigan. Read full article: Latest Michigan Future Business Index Re...→

More Bad News Expected in Unemployment Numbers: Live Business Updates

More Bad News Expected in Unemployment Numbers: Live Business Updates

The coronavirus pandemic has produced a somber Thursday ritual: the tally of unemployment claims across the United States.... In its report at 8:30 a.m. Easter [...] Read full article: More Bad News Expected in Unemployment N...→

Pelosi moving to revamp small business rescue program

Pelosi moving to revamp small business rescue program

The House will vote on a bipartisan fix to the Paycheck Protection Program next week amid growing concern over its implementation. Read full article: Pelosi moving to revamp small business r...→

Who got what? Details scant on small-business relief effort

Who got what? Details scant on small-business relief effort

A small, overlooked federal agency is shouldering a massive relief effort for the nation’s small businesses and their workers punched by the pandemic Read full article: Who got what? Details scant on small-bus...→

Small Business Owners Worry Shopper Habits Will Change Permanently, Making It Harder To Stay In Business

Small Business Owners Worry Shopper Habits Will Change Permanently, Making It Harder To Stay In Business

Small businesses and restaurants may be planning for the day they can welcome customers inside, but will new habits keep that from happening?  Read full article: Small Business Owners Worry Shopper Habi...→

Boston taps struggling local restaurants to feed city’s hungry during coronavirus pandemic

Boston taps struggling local restaurants to feed city’s hungry during coronavirus pandemic

Boston is tapping local restaurants to feed the city’s hungry during the coronavirus pandemic that has left thousands of residents jobless — a “win-win program [...] Read full article: Boston taps struggling local restaurants...→

Massachusetts Releases The Latest Town-By-Town Coronavirus Numbers

Massachusetts Releases The Latest Town-By-Town Coronavirus Numbers

Boston has the highest number of cases, but other communities have a greater rate of infection. Read full article: Massachusetts Releases The Latest Town-B...→

Coronavirus Update: California Malls Prepare For Business Not-As-Usual With Phase 2 Reopenings

Coronavirus Update: California Malls Prepare For Business Not-As-Usual With Phase 2 Reopenings

As part of the loosening into Phase 2 modifications, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday some malls can now partially re-open for curbside pickup on [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: California Malls Pre...→

GoFundMe raises more than $500,000 for Dallas hair salon owner arrested for opening business despite coronavirus restrictions

GoFundMe raises more than $500,000 for Dallas hair salon owner arrested for opening business despite coronavirus restrictions

Salon owner Shelley Luther was jailed and fined last week after reopening her Dallas establishment in defiance of state mandates issued in response to the new [...] Read full article: GoFundMe raises more than $500,000 for D...→

Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Coronavirus has ripped through Boston’s nursing homes with “devastating” effects, Mayor Martin Walsh said  Monday as he vowed to keep a close eye on long-term [...] Read full article: Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences o...→

Inland business owners cautious as California begins Stage 2 of its coronavirus plan

Inland business owners cautious as California begins Stage 2 of its coronavirus plan

Though they have the state’s blessing to reopen, albeit in a limited capacity, some Inland business owners said Friday, May 8, they aren’t ready to celebrate j [...] Read full article: Inland business owners cautious as Calif...→

AutoWeb says U.S. small-business loan may have to be returned

The dealership marketing company has cut executive and board pay to reduce costs and instituted "limited" employee furloughs and layoffs. Read full article: AutoWeb says U.S. small-business loan ma...→

A wave of small business closures is on the way. Can Washington stop it?

A wave of small business closures is on the way. Can Washington stop it?

The Paycheck Protection Program may have bought businesses some time, but economists say it won't be enough to keep many of them solvent in the long term. Read full article: A wave of small business closures is on ...→

Calls for investigation after FL Health Dept accused of ousting data mgr for not covering up coronavirus numbers

Calls for investigation after FL Health Dept accused of ousting data mgr for not covering up coronavirus numbers

Florida’s Department of health is facing heated questions over the sudden removal of a top manager responsible for tracking COVID-19 cases. Investigative Repor [...] Read full article: Calls for investigation after FL Health ...→

Mnuchin to Face Grilling About Small-Business Lending Effort

The mother of two missing New Jersey boys publicly pleaded for help finding her young sons after police say the boys’ father abducted them.... NBC 6 Reporter A [...] Read full article: Mnuchin to Face Grilling About Small-Bus...→

From Hobby To Flourishing Business: N.J. Couple's Creativity Helps Support Them During Coronavirus Pandemic

From Hobby To Flourishing Business: N.J. Couple's Creativity Helps Support Them During Coronavirus Pandemic

A New Jersey couple with mounting bills and limited income due to COVID-19 turned a hobby into a flourishing business that brightens up their beach community.  Read full article: From Hobby To Flourishing Business: N.J....→

'We Will Figure It Out': Elation And Anxiety As Small Business Owners Prepare For Reopening

'We Will Figure It Out': Elation And Anxiety As Small Business Owners Prepare For Reopening

Erin Hassanzadeh explains exactly what's allowed, and what is still off-limits, when Minnesota's stay-at-home order expires on Monday. Read full article: 'We Will Figure It Out': Elation And Anx...→

Georgia small-business owners wary of reopening too quickly as coronavirus restrictions lifted

Georgia small-business owners wary of reopening too quickly as coronavirus restrictions lifted

About three weeks after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s controversial decision to begin reopening the state’s economy, confirmed coronavirus cases throughout the sta [...] Read full article: Georgia small-business owners wary of re...→

Here are this week’s Massachusetts town-by-town coronavirus numbers

Here are this week’s Massachusetts town-by-town coronavirus numbers

Count and Rate (per 100,000) of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in MA by City/Town, January 1, 2020 – May 13, 2020... Please note: Data for these tables are based on [...] Read full article: Here are this week’s Massachusetts town-...→

Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to Convene to Address Budget, Small Business Relief

Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to Convene to Address Budget, Small Business Relief

With a wide variety of issues facing the state amid the coronavirus pandemic, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is calling on the General Assembly to convene and beg [...] Read full article: Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to C...→

In Nicaragua, express burials cast doubt on official coronavirus numbers, say doctors, families

In Nicaragua, express burials cast doubt on official coronavirus numbers, say doctors, families

A Chinandega doctor who requested anonymity said she knew of several people who died and were buried within two hours. Read full article: In Nicaragua, express burials cast doubt...→

Coronavirus In Texas: Different Cities Interpreting Business-Reopening Rules In Different Ways

Coronavirus In Texas: Different Cities Interpreting Business-Reopening Rules In Different Ways

A beer store in North Richland Hills closed Saturday, after a city police officer determined it was violating state and local orders by allowing customers to d [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Texas: Different Cities I...→

Chicago Restaurant Little Bucharest Bistro Closing After 50 Years In Business Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Chicago Restaurant Little Bucharest Bistro Closing After 50 Years In Business Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

After more than 35 years in business, Little Bucharest Bistro in Chicago's Avondale neighborhood will be permanently closing.  Read full article: Chicago Restaurant Little Bucharest Bist...→

House coronavirus oversight panel demands large companies repay small business loans

House coronavirus oversight panel demands large companies repay small business loans

“Returning these funds will allow truly small businesses ... to obtain the emergency loans they need to avoid layoffs," they write. Read full article: House coronavirus oversight panel demand...→

Coronavirus relief from community banks saving small businesses

Coronavirus relief from community banks saving small businesses

If you are a small business owner looking for help making payroll during the Coronavirus pandemic, you may want to try your luck with a smaller community bank. [...] Read full article: Coronavirus relief from community banks ...→

Poll: Most Small Business Owners Want PPP Loans Forgiven

Poll: Most Small Business Owners Want PPP Loans Forgiven

More than half of small business owners who received financial aid from the government say they want their loans to be forgiven, according to a new survey. Read full article: Poll: Most Small Business Owners Want PP...→

Supervisor Fletcher, Small Business Network Team Up for Post-COVID Reopening - Times of San Diego

San Diego County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher and the San Diego and Imperial Small Business Development Center Network are partnering to assist small business ow [...] Read full article: Supervisor Fletcher, Small Business Netw...→

As coronavirus crushes small restaurants, big chains see room to move in - amNewYork

BY HILARY RUSS Prime storefronts left empty by failed businesses. Cheaper or even flexible rents. Landlords willing to add drive-thru lanes. As the Read full article: As coronavirus crushes small restaurants...→

Coronavirus college uncertainty could cause drops in Boston rents: experts

Coronavirus college uncertainty could cause drops in Boston rents: experts

Boston-area rents, already beginning to soften slightly, likely will drop more as the coronavirus crisis wears on, experts say — especially as September approa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus college uncertainty could ca...→

Farmers dubbed the 'Carbon Cowboys' say business is booming during coronavirus

Farmers dubbed the 'Carbon Cowboys' say business is booming during coronavirus

While much of the farming industry has been decimated by the global coronavirus pandemic, one group spawning America’s heartland claims that its method has act [...] Read full article: Farmers dubbed the 'Carbon Cowboys' say ...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: What’s next for small businesses with stay-at-home order expiring?

Coronavirus in Minnesota: What’s next for small businesses with stay-at-home order expiring?

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced on Wednesday night that he will let his stay-at-home order expire over the weekend, meaning some small businesses across the [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: What’s next fo...→

City Council passes small business relief package to aid store owners - amNewYork

BY BEN VERDE As the state’s stay-at-home measure drags on and store owners find themselves crushed under mounting expenses, the New York City Council Read full article: City Council passes small business relie...→

Revived legislation seeks to end monopoly of meat industry, open markets to small farmers amid coronavirus pandemic

Revived legislation seeks to end monopoly of meat industry, open markets to small farmers amid coronavirus pandemic

As the United States meat industry has been struck from all sides amid the coronavirus pandemic, a long-languishing bipartisan bill is gaining momentum as a po [...] Read full article: Revived legislation seeks to end monopol...→

Coronavirus Update: Reopening San Francisco Bay Area Becomes A Numbers Game

Coronavirus Update: Reopening San Francisco Bay Area Becomes A Numbers Game

For weeks, data has been the mantra of state, county and city leadership trying to explain when California can move in to Phases 2 and 3 of coronavirus respons [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Reopening San Franci...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: 13 deaths; caution about dip in case numbers | MinnPost

Coronavirus in Minnesota: 13 deaths; caution about dip in case numbers | MinnPost

The Minnesota Department of Health also said Monday there have been 11,799 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, up 528 from Sunday’s count.  Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: 13 deaths; cau...→

Small business loans offer glimpse of hope as state slowly re-opens

Small business loans offer glimpse of hope as state slowly re-opens

When your bank account balance is at zero, desperation sets in. Local cities and counties are trying to make sure struggling business owners have a lifeline as [...] Read full article: Small business loans offer glimpse of ho...→

U.S. small business rescue program ignored Congress: watchdog - amNewYork

BY ANN SAPHIR The U.S. government's $660 billion program to rescue small businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic thwarts the intention of Congress by Read full article: U.S. small business rescue program ignor...→

Coronavirus Philadelphia: Protesters Demanding Business Reopen Because ‘We Just Can’t Go Into Another Great Depression’

Coronavirus Philadelphia: Protesters Demanding Business Reopen Because ‘We Just Can’t Go Into Another Great Depression’

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The reopening debate continues to rage across the nation and here in Philadelphia as a protest in favor took place Friday in Center City. [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Philadelphia: Protesters Dem...→

Coronavirus Update: Some Napa Business Owners Say They Aren't Ready To Reopen

Coronavirus Update: Some Napa Business Owners Say They Aren't Ready To Reopen

Napa County officials announced Thursday they will be moving into Phase 2, following the governor's recommendations for reopening business shuttered for weeks [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Some Napa Business O...→

Latest Michigan Future Business Index Reveals Only 11 Percent Of Small Biz Leaders Satisfied With Economy

Latest Michigan Future Business Index Reveals Only 11 Percent Of Small Biz Leaders Satisfied With Economy

Before COVID-19, more than 82 percent of last December's MFBI respondents indicated satisfaction with the economy in Michigan. Read full article: Latest Michigan Future Business Index Re...→

Poll: Most Small Business Owners Want PPP Loans Forgiven

Poll: Most Small Business Owners Want PPP Loans Forgiven

More than half of small business owners who received financial aid from the government say they want their loans to be forgiven, according to a new survey. Read full article: Poll: Most Small Business Owners Want PP...→

Pelosi moving to revamp small business rescue program

Pelosi moving to revamp small business rescue program

The House will vote on a bipartisan fix to the Paycheck Protection Program next week amid growing concern over its implementation. Read full article: Pelosi moving to revamp small business r...→

As coronavirus crushes small restaurants, big chains see room to move in - amNewYork

BY HILARY RUSS Prime storefronts left empty by failed businesses. Cheaper or even flexible rents. Landlords willing to add drive-thru lanes. As the Read full article: As coronavirus crushes small restaurants...→

Mnuchin to Face Grilling About Small-Business Lending Effort

The mother of two missing New Jersey boys publicly pleaded for help finding her young sons after police say the boys’ father abducted them.... NBC 6 Reporter A [...] Read full article: Mnuchin to Face Grilling About Small-Bus...→

Small Business Owners Worry Shopper Habits Will Change Permanently, Making It Harder To Stay In Business

Small Business Owners Worry Shopper Habits Will Change Permanently, Making It Harder To Stay In Business

Small businesses and restaurants may be planning for the day they can welcome customers inside, but will new habits keep that from happening?  Read full article: Small Business Owners Worry Shopper Habi...→

Farmers dubbed the 'Carbon Cowboys' say business is booming during coronavirus

Farmers dubbed the 'Carbon Cowboys' say business is booming during coronavirus

While much of the farming industry has been decimated by the global coronavirus pandemic, one group spawning America’s heartland claims that its method has act [...] Read full article: Farmers dubbed the 'Carbon Cowboys' say ...→

'We Will Figure It Out': Elation And Anxiety As Small Business Owners Prepare For Reopening

'We Will Figure It Out': Elation And Anxiety As Small Business Owners Prepare For Reopening

Erin Hassanzadeh explains exactly what's allowed, and what is still off-limits, when Minnesota's stay-at-home order expires on Monday. Read full article: 'We Will Figure It Out': Elation And Anx...→

City Council passes small business relief package to aid store owners - amNewYork

BY BEN VERDE As the state’s stay-at-home measure drags on and store owners find themselves crushed under mounting expenses, the New York City Council Read full article: City Council passes small business relie...→

Here are this week’s Massachusetts town-by-town coronavirus numbers

Here are this week’s Massachusetts town-by-town coronavirus numbers

Count and Rate (per 100,000) of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in MA by City/Town, January 1, 2020 – May 13, 2020... Please note: Data for these tables are based on [...] Read full article: Here are this week’s Massachusetts town-...→

Coronavirus Update: California Malls Prepare For Business Not-As-Usual With Phase 2 Reopenings

Coronavirus Update: California Malls Prepare For Business Not-As-Usual With Phase 2 Reopenings

As part of the loosening into Phase 2 modifications, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday some malls can now partially re-open for curbside pickup on [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: California Malls Pre...→

Revived legislation seeks to end monopoly of meat industry, open markets to small farmers amid coronavirus pandemic

Revived legislation seeks to end monopoly of meat industry, open markets to small farmers amid coronavirus pandemic

As the United States meat industry has been struck from all sides amid the coronavirus pandemic, a long-languishing bipartisan bill is gaining momentum as a po [...] Read full article: Revived legislation seeks to end monopol...→

In Nicaragua, express burials cast doubt on official coronavirus numbers, say doctors, families

In Nicaragua, express burials cast doubt on official coronavirus numbers, say doctors, families

A Chinandega doctor who requested anonymity said she knew of several people who died and were buried within two hours. Read full article: In Nicaragua, express burials cast doubt...→

Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Coronavirus has ripped through Boston’s nursing homes with “devastating” effects, Mayor Martin Walsh said  Monday as he vowed to keep a close eye on long-term [...] Read full article: Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences o...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: 13 deaths; caution about dip in case numbers | MinnPost

Coronavirus in Minnesota: 13 deaths; caution about dip in case numbers | MinnPost

The Minnesota Department of Health also said Monday there have been 11,799 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, up 528 from Sunday’s count.  Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: 13 deaths; cau...→

U.S. small business rescue program ignored Congress: watchdog - amNewYork

BY ANN SAPHIR The U.S. government's $660 billion program to rescue small businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic thwarts the intention of Congress by Read full article: U.S. small business rescue program ignor...→

AutoWeb says U.S. small-business loan may have to be returned

The dealership marketing company has cut executive and board pay to reduce costs and instituted "limited" employee furloughs and layoffs. Read full article: AutoWeb says U.S. small-business loan ma...→

Coronavirus relief from community banks saving small businesses

Coronavirus relief from community banks saving small businesses

If you are a small business owner looking for help making payroll during the Coronavirus pandemic, you may want to try your luck with a smaller community bank. [...] Read full article: Coronavirus relief from community banks ...→

A wave of small business closures is on the way. Can Washington stop it?

A wave of small business closures is on the way. Can Washington stop it?

The Paycheck Protection Program may have bought businesses some time, but economists say it won't be enough to keep many of them solvent in the long term. Read full article: A wave of small business closures is on ...→

More Bad News Expected in Unemployment Numbers: Live Business Updates

More Bad News Expected in Unemployment Numbers: Live Business Updates

The coronavirus pandemic has produced a somber Thursday ritual: the tally of unemployment claims across the United States.... In its report at 8:30 a.m. Easter [...] Read full article: More Bad News Expected in Unemployment N...→

Supervisor Fletcher, Small Business Network Team Up for Post-COVID Reopening - Times of San Diego

San Diego County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher and the San Diego and Imperial Small Business Development Center Network are partnering to assist small business ow [...] Read full article: Supervisor Fletcher, Small Business Netw...→

Calls for investigation after FL Health Dept accused of ousting data mgr for not covering up coronavirus numbers

Calls for investigation after FL Health Dept accused of ousting data mgr for not covering up coronavirus numbers

Florida’s Department of health is facing heated questions over the sudden removal of a top manager responsible for tracking COVID-19 cases. Investigative Repor [...] Read full article: Calls for investigation after FL Health ...→

Who got what? Details scant on small-business relief effort

Who got what? Details scant on small-business relief effort

A small, overlooked federal agency is shouldering a massive relief effort for the nation’s small businesses and their workers punched by the pandemic Read full article: Who got what? Details scant on small-bus...→

Coronavirus college uncertainty could cause drops in Boston rents: experts

Coronavirus college uncertainty could cause drops in Boston rents: experts

Boston-area rents, already beginning to soften slightly, likely will drop more as the coronavirus crisis wears on, experts say — especially as September approa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus college uncertainty could ca...→

From Hobby To Flourishing Business: N.J. Couple's Creativity Helps Support Them During Coronavirus Pandemic

From Hobby To Flourishing Business: N.J. Couple's Creativity Helps Support Them During Coronavirus Pandemic

A New Jersey couple with mounting bills and limited income due to COVID-19 turned a hobby into a flourishing business that brightens up their beach community.  Read full article: From Hobby To Flourishing Business: N.J....→

Boston taps struggling local restaurants to feed city’s hungry during coronavirus pandemic

Boston taps struggling local restaurants to feed city’s hungry during coronavirus pandemic

Boston is tapping local restaurants to feed the city’s hungry during the coronavirus pandemic that has left thousands of residents jobless — a “win-win program [...] Read full article: Boston taps struggling local restaurants...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: What’s next for small businesses with stay-at-home order expiring?

Coronavirus in Minnesota: What’s next for small businesses with stay-at-home order expiring?

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced on Wednesday night that he will let his stay-at-home order expire over the weekend, meaning some small businesses across the [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: What’s next fo...→

Georgia small-business owners wary of reopening too quickly as coronavirus restrictions lifted

Georgia small-business owners wary of reopening too quickly as coronavirus restrictions lifted

About three weeks after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s controversial decision to begin reopening the state’s economy, confirmed coronavirus cases throughout the sta [...] Read full article: Georgia small-business owners wary of re...→

Massachusetts Releases The Latest Town-By-Town Coronavirus Numbers

Massachusetts Releases The Latest Town-By-Town Coronavirus Numbers

Boston has the highest number of cases, but other communities have a greater rate of infection. Read full article: Massachusetts Releases The Latest Town-B...→

Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to Convene to Address Budget, Small Business Relief

Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to Convene to Address Budget, Small Business Relief

With a wide variety of issues facing the state amid the coronavirus pandemic, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is calling on the General Assembly to convene and beg [...] Read full article: Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to C...→

GoFundMe raises more than $500,000 for Dallas hair salon owner arrested for opening business despite coronavirus restrictions

GoFundMe raises more than $500,000 for Dallas hair salon owner arrested for opening business despite coronavirus restrictions

Salon owner Shelley Luther was jailed and fined last week after reopening her Dallas establishment in defiance of state mandates issued in response to the new [...] Read full article: GoFundMe raises more than $500,000 for D...→

Coronavirus Update: Reopening San Francisco Bay Area Becomes A Numbers Game

Coronavirus Update: Reopening San Francisco Bay Area Becomes A Numbers Game

For weeks, data has been the mantra of state, county and city leadership trying to explain when California can move in to Phases 2 and 3 of coronavirus respons [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Reopening San Franci...→

Coronavirus In Texas: Different Cities Interpreting Business-Reopening Rules In Different Ways

Coronavirus In Texas: Different Cities Interpreting Business-Reopening Rules In Different Ways

A beer store in North Richland Hills closed Saturday, after a city police officer determined it was violating state and local orders by allowing customers to d [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Texas: Different Cities I...→

Small business loans offer glimpse of hope as state slowly re-opens

Small business loans offer glimpse of hope as state slowly re-opens

When your bank account balance is at zero, desperation sets in. Local cities and counties are trying to make sure struggling business owners have a lifeline as [...] Read full article: Small business loans offer glimpse of ho...→

Chicago Restaurant Little Bucharest Bistro Closing After 50 Years In Business Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Chicago Restaurant Little Bucharest Bistro Closing After 50 Years In Business Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

After more than 35 years in business, Little Bucharest Bistro in Chicago's Avondale neighborhood will be permanently closing.  Read full article: Chicago Restaurant Little Bucharest Bist...→

Inland business owners cautious as California begins Stage 2 of its coronavirus plan

Inland business owners cautious as California begins Stage 2 of its coronavirus plan

Though they have the state’s blessing to reopen, albeit in a limited capacity, some Inland business owners said Friday, May 8, they aren’t ready to celebrate j [...] Read full article: Inland business owners cautious as Calif...→

Coronavirus Philadelphia: Protesters Demanding Business Reopen Because ‘We Just Can’t Go Into Another Great Depression’

Coronavirus Philadelphia: Protesters Demanding Business Reopen Because ‘We Just Can’t Go Into Another Great Depression’

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The reopening debate continues to rage across the nation and here in Philadelphia as a protest in favor took place Friday in Center City. [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Philadelphia: Protesters Dem...→

House coronavirus oversight panel demands large companies repay small business loans

House coronavirus oversight panel demands large companies repay small business loans

“Returning these funds will allow truly small businesses ... to obtain the emergency loans they need to avoid layoffs," they write. Read full article: House coronavirus oversight panel demand...→

Coronavirus Update: Some Napa Business Owners Say They Aren't Ready To Reopen

Coronavirus Update: Some Napa Business Owners Say They Aren't Ready To Reopen

Napa County officials announced Thursday they will be moving into Phase 2, following the governor's recommendations for reopening business shuttered for weeks [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Some Napa Business O...→

Latest Michigan Future Business Index Reveals Only 11 Percent Of Small Biz Leaders Satisfied With Economy

Latest Michigan Future Business Index Reveals Only 11 Percent Of Small Biz Leaders Satisfied With Economy

Before COVID-19, more than 82 percent of last December's MFBI respondents indicated satisfaction with the economy in Michigan. Read full article: Latest Michigan Future Business Index Re...→

A wave of small business closures is on the way. Can Washington stop it?

A wave of small business closures is on the way. Can Washington stop it?

The Paycheck Protection Program may have bought businesses some time, but economists say it won't be enough to keep many of them solvent in the long term. Read full article: A wave of small business closures is on ...→

Poll: Most Small Business Owners Want PPP Loans Forgiven

Poll: Most Small Business Owners Want PPP Loans Forgiven

More than half of small business owners who received financial aid from the government say they want their loans to be forgiven, according to a new survey. Read full article: Poll: Most Small Business Owners Want PP...→

More Bad News Expected in Unemployment Numbers: Live Business Updates

More Bad News Expected in Unemployment Numbers: Live Business Updates

The coronavirus pandemic has produced a somber Thursday ritual: the tally of unemployment claims across the United States.... In its report at 8:30 a.m. Easter [...] Read full article: More Bad News Expected in Unemployment N...→

Supervisor Fletcher, Small Business Network Team Up for Post-COVID Reopening - Times of San Diego

San Diego County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher and the San Diego and Imperial Small Business Development Center Network are partnering to assist small business ow [...] Read full article: Supervisor Fletcher, Small Business Netw...→

Pelosi moving to revamp small business rescue program

Pelosi moving to revamp small business rescue program

The House will vote on a bipartisan fix to the Paycheck Protection Program next week amid growing concern over its implementation. Read full article: Pelosi moving to revamp small business r...→

Calls for investigation after FL Health Dept accused of ousting data mgr for not covering up coronavirus numbers

Calls for investigation after FL Health Dept accused of ousting data mgr for not covering up coronavirus numbers

Florida’s Department of health is facing heated questions over the sudden removal of a top manager responsible for tracking COVID-19 cases. Investigative Repor [...] Read full article: Calls for investigation after FL Health ...→

As coronavirus crushes small restaurants, big chains see room to move in - amNewYork

BY HILARY RUSS Prime storefronts left empty by failed businesses. Cheaper or even flexible rents. Landlords willing to add drive-thru lanes. As the Read full article: As coronavirus crushes small restaurants...→

Who got what? Details scant on small-business relief effort

Who got what? Details scant on small-business relief effort

A small, overlooked federal agency is shouldering a massive relief effort for the nation’s small businesses and their workers punched by the pandemic Read full article: Who got what? Details scant on small-bus...→

Mnuchin to Face Grilling About Small-Business Lending Effort

The mother of two missing New Jersey boys publicly pleaded for help finding her young sons after police say the boys’ father abducted them.... NBC 6 Reporter A [...] Read full article: Mnuchin to Face Grilling About Small-Bus...→

Coronavirus college uncertainty could cause drops in Boston rents: experts

Coronavirus college uncertainty could cause drops in Boston rents: experts

Boston-area rents, already beginning to soften slightly, likely will drop more as the coronavirus crisis wears on, experts say — especially as September approa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus college uncertainty could ca...→

Small Business Owners Worry Shopper Habits Will Change Permanently, Making It Harder To Stay In Business

Small Business Owners Worry Shopper Habits Will Change Permanently, Making It Harder To Stay In Business

Small businesses and restaurants may be planning for the day they can welcome customers inside, but will new habits keep that from happening?  Read full article: Small Business Owners Worry Shopper Habi...→

From Hobby To Flourishing Business: N.J. Couple's Creativity Helps Support Them During Coronavirus Pandemic

From Hobby To Flourishing Business: N.J. Couple's Creativity Helps Support Them During Coronavirus Pandemic

A New Jersey couple with mounting bills and limited income due to COVID-19 turned a hobby into a flourishing business that brightens up their beach community.  Read full article: From Hobby To Flourishing Business: N.J....→

Farmers dubbed the 'Carbon Cowboys' say business is booming during coronavirus

Farmers dubbed the 'Carbon Cowboys' say business is booming during coronavirus

While much of the farming industry has been decimated by the global coronavirus pandemic, one group spawning America’s heartland claims that its method has act [...] Read full article: Farmers dubbed the 'Carbon Cowboys' say ...→

Boston taps struggling local restaurants to feed city’s hungry during coronavirus pandemic

Boston taps struggling local restaurants to feed city’s hungry during coronavirus pandemic

Boston is tapping local restaurants to feed the city’s hungry during the coronavirus pandemic that has left thousands of residents jobless — a “win-win program [...] Read full article: Boston taps struggling local restaurants...→

'We Will Figure It Out': Elation And Anxiety As Small Business Owners Prepare For Reopening

'We Will Figure It Out': Elation And Anxiety As Small Business Owners Prepare For Reopening

Erin Hassanzadeh explains exactly what's allowed, and what is still off-limits, when Minnesota's stay-at-home order expires on Monday. Read full article: 'We Will Figure It Out': Elation And Anx...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: What’s next for small businesses with stay-at-home order expiring?

Coronavirus in Minnesota: What’s next for small businesses with stay-at-home order expiring?

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced on Wednesday night that he will let his stay-at-home order expire over the weekend, meaning some small businesses across the [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: What’s next fo...→

Georgia small-business owners wary of reopening too quickly as coronavirus restrictions lifted

Georgia small-business owners wary of reopening too quickly as coronavirus restrictions lifted

About three weeks after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s controversial decision to begin reopening the state’s economy, confirmed coronavirus cases throughout the sta [...] Read full article: Georgia small-business owners wary of re...→

City Council passes small business relief package to aid store owners - amNewYork

BY BEN VERDE As the state’s stay-at-home measure drags on and store owners find themselves crushed under mounting expenses, the New York City Council Read full article: City Council passes small business relie...→

Massachusetts Releases The Latest Town-By-Town Coronavirus Numbers

Massachusetts Releases The Latest Town-By-Town Coronavirus Numbers

Boston has the highest number of cases, but other communities have a greater rate of infection. Read full article: Massachusetts Releases The Latest Town-B...→

Here are this week’s Massachusetts town-by-town coronavirus numbers

Here are this week’s Massachusetts town-by-town coronavirus numbers

Count and Rate (per 100,000) of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in MA by City/Town, January 1, 2020 – May 13, 2020... Please note: Data for these tables are based on [...] Read full article: Here are this week’s Massachusetts town-...→

Coronavirus Update: California Malls Prepare For Business Not-As-Usual With Phase 2 Reopenings

Coronavirus Update: California Malls Prepare For Business Not-As-Usual With Phase 2 Reopenings

As part of the loosening into Phase 2 modifications, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday some malls can now partially re-open for curbside pickup on [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: California Malls Pre...→

Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to Convene to Address Budget, Small Business Relief

Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to Convene to Address Budget, Small Business Relief

With a wide variety of issues facing the state amid the coronavirus pandemic, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is calling on the General Assembly to convene and beg [...] Read full article: Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to C...→

Revived legislation seeks to end monopoly of meat industry, open markets to small farmers amid coronavirus pandemic

Revived legislation seeks to end monopoly of meat industry, open markets to small farmers amid coronavirus pandemic

As the United States meat industry has been struck from all sides amid the coronavirus pandemic, a long-languishing bipartisan bill is gaining momentum as a po [...] Read full article: Revived legislation seeks to end monopol...→

GoFundMe raises more than $500,000 for Dallas hair salon owner arrested for opening business despite coronavirus restrictions

GoFundMe raises more than $500,000 for Dallas hair salon owner arrested for opening business despite coronavirus restrictions

Salon owner Shelley Luther was jailed and fined last week after reopening her Dallas establishment in defiance of state mandates issued in response to the new [...] Read full article: GoFundMe raises more than $500,000 for D...→

In Nicaragua, express burials cast doubt on official coronavirus numbers, say doctors, families

In Nicaragua, express burials cast doubt on official coronavirus numbers, say doctors, families

A Chinandega doctor who requested anonymity said she knew of several people who died and were buried within two hours. Read full article: In Nicaragua, express burials cast doubt...→

Coronavirus Update: Reopening San Francisco Bay Area Becomes A Numbers Game

Coronavirus Update: Reopening San Francisco Bay Area Becomes A Numbers Game

For weeks, data has been the mantra of state, county and city leadership trying to explain when California can move in to Phases 2 and 3 of coronavirus respons [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Reopening San Franci...→

Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Coronavirus has ripped through Boston’s nursing homes with “devastating” effects, Mayor Martin Walsh said  Monday as he vowed to keep a close eye on long-term [...] Read full article: Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences o...→

Coronavirus In Texas: Different Cities Interpreting Business-Reopening Rules In Different Ways

Coronavirus In Texas: Different Cities Interpreting Business-Reopening Rules In Different Ways

A beer store in North Richland Hills closed Saturday, after a city police officer determined it was violating state and local orders by allowing customers to d [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Texas: Different Cities I...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: 13 deaths; caution about dip in case numbers | MinnPost

Coronavirus in Minnesota: 13 deaths; caution about dip in case numbers | MinnPost

The Minnesota Department of Health also said Monday there have been 11,799 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, up 528 from Sunday’s count.  Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: 13 deaths; cau...→

Small business loans offer glimpse of hope as state slowly re-opens

Small business loans offer glimpse of hope as state slowly re-opens

When your bank account balance is at zero, desperation sets in. Local cities and counties are trying to make sure struggling business owners have a lifeline as [...] Read full article: Small business loans offer glimpse of ho...→

Chicago Restaurant Little Bucharest Bistro Closing After 50 Years In Business Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Chicago Restaurant Little Bucharest Bistro Closing After 50 Years In Business Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

After more than 35 years in business, Little Bucharest Bistro in Chicago's Avondale neighborhood will be permanently closing.  Read full article: Chicago Restaurant Little Bucharest Bist...→

U.S. small business rescue program ignored Congress: watchdog - amNewYork

BY ANN SAPHIR The U.S. government's $660 billion program to rescue small businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic thwarts the intention of Congress by Read full article: U.S. small business rescue program ignor...→

Inland business owners cautious as California begins Stage 2 of its coronavirus plan

Inland business owners cautious as California begins Stage 2 of its coronavirus plan

Though they have the state’s blessing to reopen, albeit in a limited capacity, some Inland business owners said Friday, May 8, they aren’t ready to celebrate j [...] Read full article: Inland business owners cautious as Calif...→

Coronavirus Philadelphia: Protesters Demanding Business Reopen Because ‘We Just Can’t Go Into Another Great Depression’

Coronavirus Philadelphia: Protesters Demanding Business Reopen Because ‘We Just Can’t Go Into Another Great Depression’

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The reopening debate continues to rage across the nation and here in Philadelphia as a protest in favor took place Friday in Center City. [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Philadelphia: Protesters Dem...→

AutoWeb says U.S. small-business loan may have to be returned

The dealership marketing company has cut executive and board pay to reduce costs and instituted "limited" employee furloughs and layoffs. Read full article: AutoWeb says U.S. small-business loan ma...→

House coronavirus oversight panel demands large companies repay small business loans

House coronavirus oversight panel demands large companies repay small business loans

“Returning these funds will allow truly small businesses ... to obtain the emergency loans they need to avoid layoffs," they write. Read full article: House coronavirus oversight panel demand...→

Coronavirus relief from community banks saving small businesses

Coronavirus relief from community banks saving small businesses

If you are a small business owner looking for help making payroll during the Coronavirus pandemic, you may want to try your luck with a smaller community bank. [...] Read full article: Coronavirus relief from community banks ...→

Coronavirus Update: Some Napa Business Owners Say They Aren't Ready To Reopen

Coronavirus Update: Some Napa Business Owners Say They Aren't Ready To Reopen

Napa County officials announced Thursday they will be moving into Phase 2, following the governor's recommendations for reopening business shuttered for weeks [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Some Napa Business O...→