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Chicago dance studio wants small business PPP loan: 100,000 are ahead of them in line

Chicago dance studio wants small business PPP loan: 100,000 are ahead of them in line

Congress approved another $320 billion for the COVID-19 loan program. The Glenwood Dance Studio in East Rogers Park is so far down the line, getting money is a [...] Read full article: Chicago dance studio wants small busines...→

Chicago dance studio wants small business PPP loan: 100,000 are ahead of them in line

Chicago dance studio wants small business PPP loan: 100,000 are ahead of them in line

Congress approved another $320 billion for the COVID-19 loan program. The Glenwood Dance Studio in East Rogers Park is so far down the line, getting money is a [...] Read full article: Chicago dance studio wants small busines...→

Alexander: ‘The Last Dance’ wasn’t the last chapter for Chicago Bulls

Alexander: ‘The Last Dance’ wasn’t the last chapter for Chicago Bulls

What came after The Last Dance for the Michael Jordan-less Chicago Bulls? Mostly missteps and a notable lack of rhythm, brought on by a notable lack of talent. Read full article: Alexander: ‘The Last Dance’ wasn’t the l...→

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...→

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...→

'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...→

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...→

DuPage County launches forgivable loan program to help small businesses

DuPage County launches forgivable loan program to help small businesses

Small businesses in DuPage that have been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic soon could seek relief from a new county program. Read full article: DuPage County launches forgivable loan p...→

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...→

Admiral Theatre claims First Amendment violation as PPP loan request lingers

The strip club on the city's northwest side sued the U.S. Small Business Administration, alleging the agency is trying to run out the clock on its rescue-loan [...] Read full article: Admiral Theatre claims First Amendment v...→

How both 'The Last Dance' and 'The Jordan Rules' kept the Chicago Bulls hungry for success, according to the book's author

How both 'The Last Dance' and 'The Jordan Rules' kept the Chicago Bulls hungry for success, according to the book's author

In an interview with Newsweek, "The Jordan Rules" author Sam Smith reveals how the explosive contents of his book may have been used by Bulls coach Phil Jackso [...] Read full article: How both 'The Last Dance' and 'The Jorda...→

House passes $208M bill to help Minnesotans with rent, small business loans, PCA pay

House passes $208M bill to help Minnesotans with rent, small business loans, PCA pay

The Minnesota House on Thursday passed a bill to help struggling Minnesotans pay their rent, students connect online with their schools, the state’s smallest b [...] Read full article: House passes $208M bill to help Minnesot...→

PPP Loan Fraud Charges Filed by Department of Justice - LA Weekly

The United States of America filed criminal complaints against two businessmen in the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island. The defend [...] Read full article: PPP Loan Fraud Charges Filed by Departme...→

A Small Garment District Business Is Brought Back To Life By Sudden Demand For Elastic

Orders for quarter-inch and one-eight inch corded and braided elastic were coming in from places as far away as Indiana, Kentucky, and even California. Read full article: A Small Garment District Business Is Bro...→

Pinellas County CARES Small Business Grant Program opens Monday

Pinellas County CARES Small Business Grant Program opens Monday

On Monday, Pinellas County will begin taking applications for their CARES Small Business Grant Program through an online digital portal. Read full article: Pinellas County CARES Small Business Gra...→

Frustrated Small Business Owner Waiting To Secure PPP Loan

Frustrated Small Business Owner Waiting To Secure PPP Loan

The owner of three local pet stores says he’s had no luck in securing a PPP loan to help his struggling business. Read full article: Frustrated Small Business Owner Waiting ...→

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...→

2 On Your Side: PPP Loans Slow To Reach Small Businesses

2 On Your Side: PPP Loans Slow To Reach Small Businesses

An Inland Empire business wants to know where their Payroll Protection Program money is after they applied and were approved last month. Read full article: 2 On Your Side: PPP Loans Slow To Reach ...→

Small Businesses Struggle With Stipulations of PPP Loans

Small Businesses Struggle With Stipulations of PPP Loans

The Small Business Administration’s Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loans were meant to help small businesses stay afloat during the pandemic, but now many bu [...] Read full article: Small Businesses Struggle With Stipulati...→

Coronavirus Roundup: Bay Area July Fourth Traditions Scrapped; Pelosi Joins Veritas PPP Loan Debate

Coronavirus Roundup: Bay Area July Fourth Traditions Scrapped; Pelosi Joins Veritas PPP Loan Debate

Danville Fourth of July Parade Going Virtual In 2020 DANVILLE — The 2020 Danville Fourth of July Parade, a Contra Costa County institution for more than 60 yea [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Roundup: Bay Area July Fourt...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

This Colorado Couple Is Saving Their Small Business With Masks

This Colorado Couple Is Saving Their Small Business With Masks

Now that masks are required in most public spaces, Moore Collection –– quite literally –– has you covered. Read full article: This Colorado Couple Is Saving Their Sma...→

Small Business Owners Stage Reopen Rally In Ramona

Small Business Owners Stage Reopen Rally In Ramona

Dozens of small business owners in Ramona held a sidewalk rally on Main Street on Thursday to call attention to their frustration at being closed by stay-at-ho [...] Read full article: Small Business Owners Stage Reopen Rally...→

Small Businesses Counting on Loan Forgiveness Could Be Stuck With Debt

Small Businesses Counting on Loan Forgiveness Could Be Stuck With Debt

Business owners who took out loans under the Paycheck Protection Program thought converting them to grants would be easy. It’s not. Read full article: Small Businesses Counting on Loan Forgiv...→

2 men charged with trying to defraud small business loan program

2 men charged with trying to defraud small business loan program

The men are the first in the nation to be charged with stimulus fraud involving the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program. Read full article: 2 men charged with trying to defraud sma...→

Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Encourages, Cautions Small Business Owners Ahead Of Phase 2 Reopening

Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Encourages, Cautions Small Business Owners Ahead Of Phase 2 Reopening

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday afternoon tried to offer some encouragement to small business owners ahead of the state's planned Phase 2 coronavirus reopening la [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Encourag...→

Feds warn small businesses of potential coronavirus SBA loan fraud

Feds warn small businesses of potential coronavirus SBA loan fraud

Federal officials on Friday warned small businesses to be alert for scammers looking to take advantage of federal aid for entrepreneurs struggling during the c [...] Read full article: Feds warn small businesses of potential ...→

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 ...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

SBA should not be the sex police: Chicago strip club Paycheck Protection loan application in limbo

SBA should not be the sex police: Chicago strip club Paycheck Protection loan application in limbo

The Admiral Theatre on the Northwest Side has 42 employees and is seeking a $406,565 Paycheck Protection Program loan. The theater has been closed since March [...] Read full article: SBA should not be the sex police: Chicag...→

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...→

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...→

North Texas Boutique Owner Shares Small Business Survival Story During Coronavirus Pandemic

Vowing to keep her 13 employees safe, Hannah Caillier closed her stores days before Governor Abbott forced non-essential small businesses to shut down. Read full article: North Texas Boutique Owner Shares Small ...→

Next round of small business relief may come with fewer strings attached

Next round of small business relief may come with fewer strings attached

Some of the key proposals include lengthening the time that small businesses can spend the money and allowing them to use more for expenses like rent. Read full article: Next round of small business relief may ...→

Trump Admin should disclose names of PPP loan recipients after big firms tap money for small businesses, says top Democrat

Trump Admin should disclose names of PPP loan recipients after big firms tap money for small businesses, says top Democrat

New York Rep. Hakeem Jeffries urged the federal government to show "maximum transparency" about its stimulus loan program to support small companies with their [...] Read full article: Trump Admin should disclose names of PPP...→

WATCH: Answering questions about PPP from small business experts

WATCH: Answering questions about PPP from small business experts

As part of The Rebound Detroit, Ameera David will be holding Facebook Live conversations every Monday with experts on a variety of subjects. Read full article: WATCH: Answering questions about PPP fro...→

Tow Company Owner Contemplating Shut Down Gets PPP Loan Right On Time

Tow Company Owner Contemplating Shut Down Gets PPP Loan Right On Time

Millions of small businesses are still waiting for relief from the Paycheck Protection Program, but for one local business the day has finally come. Businesses [...] Read full article: Tow Company Owner Contemplating Shut Dow...→

Alexander: ‘The Last Dance’ wasn’t the last chapter for Chicago Bulls

Alexander: ‘The Last Dance’ wasn’t the last chapter for Chicago Bulls

What came after The Last Dance for the Michael Jordan-less Chicago Bulls? Mostly missteps and a notable lack of rhythm, brought on by a notable lack of talent. Read full article: Alexander: ‘The Last Dance’ wasn’t the l...→

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 ...→

2 On Your Side: PPP Loans Slow To Reach Small Businesses

2 On Your Side: PPP Loans Slow To Reach Small Businesses

An Inland Empire business wants to know where their Payroll Protection Program money is after they applied and were approved last month. Read full article: 2 On Your Side: PPP Loans Slow To Reach ...→

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...→

Coronavirus Roundup: Bay Area July Fourth Traditions Scrapped; Pelosi Joins Veritas PPP Loan Debate

Coronavirus Roundup: Bay Area July Fourth Traditions Scrapped; Pelosi Joins Veritas PPP Loan Debate

Danville Fourth of July Parade Going Virtual In 2020 DANVILLE — The 2020 Danville Fourth of July Parade, a Contra Costa County institution for more than 60 yea [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Roundup: Bay Area July Fourt...→

'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...→

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...→

DuPage County launches forgivable loan program to help small businesses

DuPage County launches forgivable loan program to help small businesses

Small businesses in DuPage that have been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic soon could seek relief from a new county program. Read full article: DuPage County launches forgivable loan p...→

SBA should not be the sex police: Chicago strip club Paycheck Protection loan application in limbo

SBA should not be the sex police: Chicago strip club Paycheck Protection loan application in limbo

The Admiral Theatre on the Northwest Side has 42 employees and is seeking a $406,565 Paycheck Protection Program loan. The theater has been closed since March [...] Read full article: SBA should not be the sex police: Chicag...→

Admiral Theatre claims First Amendment violation as PPP loan request lingers

The strip club on the city's northwest side sued the U.S. Small Business Administration, alleging the agency is trying to run out the clock on its rescue-loan [...] Read full article: Admiral Theatre claims First Amendment v...→

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...→

This Colorado Couple Is Saving Their Small Business With Masks

This Colorado Couple Is Saving Their Small Business With Masks

Now that masks are required in most public spaces, Moore Collection –– quite literally –– has you covered. Read full article: This Colorado Couple Is Saving Their Sma...→

House passes $208M bill to help Minnesotans with rent, small business loans, PCA pay

House passes $208M bill to help Minnesotans with rent, small business loans, PCA pay

The Minnesota House on Thursday passed a bill to help struggling Minnesotans pay their rent, students connect online with their schools, the state’s smallest b [...] Read full article: House passes $208M bill to help Minnesot...→

Small Businesses Counting on Loan Forgiveness Could Be Stuck With Debt

Small Businesses Counting on Loan Forgiveness Could Be Stuck With Debt

Business owners who took out loans under the Paycheck Protection Program thought converting them to grants would be easy. It’s not. Read full article: Small Businesses Counting on Loan Forgiv...→

A Small Garment District Business Is Brought Back To Life By Sudden Demand For Elastic

Orders for quarter-inch and one-eight inch corded and braided elastic were coming in from places as far away as Indiana, Kentucky, and even California. Read full article: A Small Garment District Business Is Bro...→

Next round of small business relief may come with fewer strings attached

Next round of small business relief may come with fewer strings attached

Some of the key proposals include lengthening the time that small businesses can spend the money and allowing them to use more for expenses like rent. Read full article: Next round of small business relief may ...→

Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Encourages, Cautions Small Business Owners Ahead Of Phase 2 Reopening

Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Encourages, Cautions Small Business Owners Ahead Of Phase 2 Reopening

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday afternoon tried to offer some encouragement to small business owners ahead of the state's planned Phase 2 coronavirus reopening la [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Encourag...→

WATCH: Answering questions about PPP from small business experts

WATCH: Answering questions about PPP from small business experts

As part of The Rebound Detroit, Ameera David will be holding Facebook Live conversations every Monday with experts on a variety of subjects. Read full article: WATCH: Answering questions about PPP fro...→

Feds warn small businesses of potential coronavirus SBA loan fraud

Feds warn small businesses of potential coronavirus SBA loan fraud

Federal officials on Friday warned small businesses to be alert for scammers looking to take advantage of federal aid for entrepreneurs struggling during the c [...] Read full article: Feds warn small businesses of potential ...→

Frustrated Small Business Owner Waiting To Secure PPP Loan

Frustrated Small Business Owner Waiting To Secure PPP Loan

The owner of three local pet stores says he’s had no luck in securing a PPP loan to help his struggling business. Read full article: Frustrated Small Business Owner Waiting ...→

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...→

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...→

Small Businesses Struggle With Stipulations of PPP Loans

Small Businesses Struggle With Stipulations of PPP Loans

The Small Business Administration’s Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loans were meant to help small businesses stay afloat during the pandemic, but now many bu [...] Read full article: Small Businesses Struggle With Stipulati...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

How both 'The Last Dance' and 'The Jordan Rules' kept the Chicago Bulls hungry for success, according to the book's author

How both 'The Last Dance' and 'The Jordan Rules' kept the Chicago Bulls hungry for success, according to the book's author

In an interview with Newsweek, "The Jordan Rules" author Sam Smith reveals how the explosive contents of his book may have been used by Bulls coach Phil Jackso [...] Read full article: How both 'The Last Dance' and 'The Jorda...→

North Texas Boutique Owner Shares Small Business Survival Story During Coronavirus Pandemic

Vowing to keep her 13 employees safe, Hannah Caillier closed her stores days before Governor Abbott forced non-essential small businesses to shut down. Read full article: North Texas Boutique Owner Shares Small ...→

Small Business Owners Stage Reopen Rally In Ramona

Small Business Owners Stage Reopen Rally In Ramona

Dozens of small business owners in Ramona held a sidewalk rally on Main Street on Thursday to call attention to their frustration at being closed by stay-at-ho [...] Read full article: Small Business Owners Stage Reopen Rally...→

PPP Loan Fraud Charges Filed by Department of Justice - LA Weekly

The United States of America filed criminal complaints against two businessmen in the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island. The defend [...] Read full article: PPP Loan Fraud Charges Filed by Departme...→

2 men charged with trying to defraud small business loan program

2 men charged with trying to defraud small business loan program

The men are the first in the nation to be charged with stimulus fraud involving the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program. Read full article: 2 men charged with trying to defraud sma...→

Trump Admin should disclose names of PPP loan recipients after big firms tap money for small businesses, says top Democrat

Trump Admin should disclose names of PPP loan recipients after big firms tap money for small businesses, says top Democrat

New York Rep. Hakeem Jeffries urged the federal government to show "maximum transparency" about its stimulus loan program to support small companies with their [...] Read full article: Trump Admin should disclose names of PPP...→

Pinellas County CARES Small Business Grant Program opens Monday

Pinellas County CARES Small Business Grant Program opens Monday

On Monday, Pinellas County will begin taking applications for their CARES Small Business Grant Program through an online digital portal. Read full article: Pinellas County CARES Small Business Gra...→

Tow Company Owner Contemplating Shut Down Gets PPP Loan Right On Time

Tow Company Owner Contemplating Shut Down Gets PPP Loan Right On Time

Millions of small businesses are still waiting for relief from the Paycheck Protection Program, but for one local business the day has finally come. Businesses [...] Read full article: Tow Company Owner Contemplating Shut Dow...→

Alexander: ‘The Last Dance’ wasn’t the last chapter for Chicago Bulls

Alexander: ‘The Last Dance’ wasn’t the last chapter for Chicago Bulls

What came after The Last Dance for the Michael Jordan-less Chicago Bulls? Mostly missteps and a notable lack of rhythm, brought on by a notable lack of talent. Read full article: Alexander: ‘The Last Dance’ wasn’t the l...→

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...→

2 On Your Side: PPP Loans Slow To Reach Small Businesses

2 On Your Side: PPP Loans Slow To Reach Small Businesses

An Inland Empire business wants to know where their Payroll Protection Program money is after they applied and were approved last month. Read full article: 2 On Your Side: PPP Loans Slow To Reach ...→

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...→

Small Businesses Struggle With Stipulations of PPP Loans

Small Businesses Struggle With Stipulations of PPP Loans

The Small Business Administration’s Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loans were meant to help small businesses stay afloat during the pandemic, but now many bu [...] Read full article: Small Businesses Struggle With Stipulati...→

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 Roundup: Bay Area July Fourth Traditions Scrapped; Pelosi Joins Veritas PPP Loan Debate

Coronavirus Roundup: Bay Area July Fourth Traditions Scrapped; Pelosi Joins Veritas PPP Loan Debate

Danville Fourth of July Parade Going Virtual In 2020 DANVILLE — The 2020 Danville Fourth of July Parade, a Contra Costa County institution for more than 60 yea [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Roundup: Bay Area July Fourt...→

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...→

'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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

DuPage County launches forgivable loan program to help small businesses

DuPage County launches forgivable loan program to help small businesses

Small businesses in DuPage that have been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic soon could seek relief from a new county program. Read full article: DuPage County launches forgivable loan p...→

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...→

SBA should not be the sex police: Chicago strip club Paycheck Protection loan application in limbo

SBA should not be the sex police: Chicago strip club Paycheck Protection loan application in limbo

The Admiral Theatre on the Northwest Side has 42 employees and is seeking a $406,565 Paycheck Protection Program loan. The theater has been closed since March [...] Read full article: SBA should not be the sex police: Chicag...→

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...→

Admiral Theatre claims First Amendment violation as PPP loan request lingers

The strip club on the city's northwest side sued the U.S. Small Business Administration, alleging the agency is trying to run out the clock on its rescue-loan [...] Read full article: Admiral Theatre claims First Amendment v...→

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...→

How both 'The Last Dance' and 'The Jordan Rules' kept the Chicago Bulls hungry for success, according to the book's author

How both 'The Last Dance' and 'The Jordan Rules' kept the Chicago Bulls hungry for success, according to the book's author

In an interview with Newsweek, "The Jordan Rules" author Sam Smith reveals how the explosive contents of his book may have been used by Bulls coach Phil Jackso [...] Read full article: How both 'The Last Dance' and 'The Jorda...→

This Colorado Couple Is Saving Their Small Business With Masks

This Colorado Couple Is Saving Their Small Business With Masks

Now that masks are required in most public spaces, Moore Collection –– quite literally –– has you covered. Read full article: This Colorado Couple Is Saving Their Sma...→

North Texas Boutique Owner Shares Small Business Survival Story During Coronavirus Pandemic

Vowing to keep her 13 employees safe, Hannah Caillier closed her stores days before Governor Abbott forced non-essential small businesses to shut down. Read full article: North Texas Boutique Owner Shares Small ...→

House passes $208M bill to help Minnesotans with rent, small business loans, PCA pay

House passes $208M bill to help Minnesotans with rent, small business loans, PCA pay

The Minnesota House on Thursday passed a bill to help struggling Minnesotans pay their rent, students connect online with their schools, the state’s smallest b [...] Read full article: House passes $208M bill to help Minnesot...→

Small Business Owners Stage Reopen Rally In Ramona

Small Business Owners Stage Reopen Rally In Ramona

Dozens of small business owners in Ramona held a sidewalk rally on Main Street on Thursday to call attention to their frustration at being closed by stay-at-ho [...] Read full article: Small Business Owners Stage Reopen Rally...→

PPP Loan Fraud Charges Filed by Department of Justice - LA Weekly

The United States of America filed criminal complaints against two businessmen in the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island. The defend [...] Read full article: PPP Loan Fraud Charges Filed by Departme...→

Small Businesses Counting on Loan Forgiveness Could Be Stuck With Debt

Small Businesses Counting on Loan Forgiveness Could Be Stuck With Debt

Business owners who took out loans under the Paycheck Protection Program thought converting them to grants would be easy. It’s not. Read full article: Small Businesses Counting on Loan Forgiv...→

A Small Garment District Business Is Brought Back To Life By Sudden Demand For Elastic

Orders for quarter-inch and one-eight inch corded and braided elastic were coming in from places as far away as Indiana, Kentucky, and even California. Read full article: A Small Garment District Business Is Bro...→

2 men charged with trying to defraud small business loan program

2 men charged with trying to defraud small business loan program

The men are the first in the nation to be charged with stimulus fraud involving the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program. Read full article: 2 men charged with trying to defraud sma...→

Next round of small business relief may come with fewer strings attached

Next round of small business relief may come with fewer strings attached

Some of the key proposals include lengthening the time that small businesses can spend the money and allowing them to use more for expenses like rent. Read full article: Next round of small business relief may ...→

Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Encourages, Cautions Small Business Owners Ahead Of Phase 2 Reopening

Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Encourages, Cautions Small Business Owners Ahead Of Phase 2 Reopening

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday afternoon tried to offer some encouragement to small business owners ahead of the state's planned Phase 2 coronavirus reopening la [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Encourag...→

Trump Admin should disclose names of PPP loan recipients after big firms tap money for small businesses, says top Democrat

Trump Admin should disclose names of PPP loan recipients after big firms tap money for small businesses, says top Democrat

New York Rep. Hakeem Jeffries urged the federal government to show "maximum transparency" about its stimulus loan program to support small companies with their [...] Read full article: Trump Admin should disclose names of PPP...→

WATCH: Answering questions about PPP from small business experts

WATCH: Answering questions about PPP from small business experts

As part of The Rebound Detroit, Ameera David will be holding Facebook Live conversations every Monday with experts on a variety of subjects. Read full article: WATCH: Answering questions about PPP fro...→

Pinellas County CARES Small Business Grant Program opens Monday

Pinellas County CARES Small Business Grant Program opens Monday

On Monday, Pinellas County will begin taking applications for their CARES Small Business Grant Program through an online digital portal. Read full article: Pinellas County CARES Small Business Gra...→

Feds warn small businesses of potential coronavirus SBA loan fraud

Feds warn small businesses of potential coronavirus SBA loan fraud

Federal officials on Friday warned small businesses to be alert for scammers looking to take advantage of federal aid for entrepreneurs struggling during the c [...] Read full article: Feds warn small businesses of potential ...→

Tow Company Owner Contemplating Shut Down Gets PPP Loan Right On Time

Tow Company Owner Contemplating Shut Down Gets PPP Loan Right On Time

Millions of small businesses are still waiting for relief from the Paycheck Protection Program, but for one local business the day has finally come. Businesses [...] Read full article: Tow Company Owner Contemplating Shut Dow...→

Frustrated Small Business Owner Waiting To Secure PPP Loan

Frustrated Small Business Owner Waiting To Secure PPP Loan

The owner of three local pet stores says he’s had no luck in securing a PPP loan to help his struggling business. Read full article: Frustrated Small Business Owner Waiting ...→