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            U.S. Senate candidate Bill Hagerty this week announced the Small Businesses For Hagerty Coalition, which includes over 60 small business owners from across Tennessee. This, according to a press release Hagerty posted on his campaign website. “Small businesses are the backbone of our economy in Tennessee, and I am honored to have the support of so many small business owners across the state,” Hagerty said. “In these challenging times, small businesses need to know they can count...
    MODESTO(CBS13) — The ever-changing rules coming down from the governor are leaving many small business owners in Modesto stressed. Hank Olson says the first round of closures was hard. This second wave, he says, is frustrating. He owns Food Fix and has not even been in business a year, but is forced to change his operations yet again. Chairs are on top of the tables inside his restaurant, to-go boxes are stacked, and dining is only allowed outside. “It’s been...
    Pornhub has created a contest to give away $300,000 in free advertising to small businesses struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic. Pornhub will choose 100 small businesses to receive 10 million impressions each on ads run on the site, according to a report published by the New York Post. Pornhub offers $300,000 worth of free ads to ailing small businesses https://t.co/xDoJWHO7Ez pic.twitter.com/1SLIyanEoU — New York Post (@nypost) July 14, 2020 “Many of the businesses this contest will appeal to have...
    Washington County has $32 million in federal coronavirus aid to spend. On Tuesday, the Board of Commissioners began the task of distributing money from Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act — part of the $1.8 billion received by the state. The county’s $32 million is in addition to $19 million received by cities and townships in the county. The federal aid is to help pay necessary expenses incurred by the health emergency. Of the $32 million, Washington County officials...
    Pornhub says it wants to help ailing merchants expose themselves to a whole new audience. The giant smut site is giving away $300,000 worth of free advertising — a move it hopes will stimulate small businesses that have been beaten down by the coronavirus crisis. In a competition launched Tuesday, Pornhub will select 100 small firms to receive 10 million impressions each from ads run alongside Pornhub’s massive collection of kinky videos. While nearly all of its advertising currently...
    More than 80% of small businesses that received coronavirus relief loans will run out of funding by August, a Goldman Sachs survey found. [MAP: The Spread of Coronavirus] The survey released Tuesday found that 84% of small business owner respondents who received relief loans through the Paycheck Protection Program, or PPP, will run out of funds by the end of this month. Just 16% said they would be able to continue paying employees beyond July. Additionally, the...
    Pornhub says it wants to help ailing merchants expose themselves to a whole new audience. The giant smut site is giving away $300,000 worth of free advertising — a move it hopes will stimulate small businesses that have been beaten down by the coronavirus crisis. In a competition launched Tuesday, Pornhub will select 100 small firms to receive 10 million impressions each from ads run alongside Pornhub’s massive collection of kinky videos. While nearly all of its advertising currently comes...
    TOWSON, MD. (WJZ) — There’s more help coming for small businesses in Baltimore County. Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski announced Tuesday morning the Small Business COVID-19 Reimbursement Grant Program. The program is a $3 million grant fund to reimburse service industry businesses for investments in critical improvements to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. “Baltimore County’s service industry is a critical link of our local economy and we must do whatever we can to be a strong partner in their...
    Loans from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) are not enough to save many small businesses from laying off employees, a recent survey found. A poll conducted earlier this month by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the largest small business association in the United States, found that 22% of businesses that took a PPP loan have already or anticipate having to lay off at least one employee. Only 14% of businesses said the same in mid-June, according to the...
    Hour after hour in the dark, Chander Shekhars mind raced ahead to morning. More than three months had dragged by since the coronavirus forced Shekhar to shut down his business — a narrow, second-floor shop racked with vibrantly colored saris, on a block in New Yorks Jackson Heights neighborhood once thronged with South Asian immigrant shoppers. Today, finally, he and other merchants were allowed to reopen their doors. But they were returning to an area where COVID-19 had killed hundreds,...
    Small business owners are feeling much more optimistic. The Small Business Optimism Index increased 6.2 points in June to 100.6, the National Federation of Independent Business said Tuesday. That beat expectations of 96.7 and was above even the high end of the range of economists surveyed by Ecododay. The NFIB’s measure of sales expectations surged by a record 37 points to a positive 13, suggesting to businesses are seeing rising demand. “Small businesses are navigating the various federal and state...
    Hour after hour in the dark, Chander Shekhar’s mind raced ahead to morning. More than three months had dragged by since the coronavirus forced him to shut down his business — a shop racked with vibrantly colored saris, on a block in New York’s Jackson Heights neighborhood once thronged with South Asian immigrant shoppers. Today, finally, merchants were allowed to reopen their doors. But they were returning to an area where COVID-19 had killed hundreds, leaving sidewalks desolate and storefronts...
    Hour after hour in the dark, Chander Shekhar’s mind raced ahead to morning. More than three months had dragged by since the coronavirus forced Shekhar to shut down his business — a narrow, second-floor shop racked with vibrantly colored saris, on a block in New York’s Jackson Heights neighborhood once thronged with South Asian immigrant shoppers. Today, finally, he and other merchants were allowed to reopen their doors. But they were returning to an area where COVID-19 had killed hundreds,...
    Foot traffic is slowly returning to Brattle Street and Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts, but local small businesses are still suffering from the extended coronavirus lockdown.Lane Turner/The Boston Globe via Getty Images A pot of money meant to help prop up small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic has run out of funds. The Economic Injury Disaster Loan Advance program, a federal measure offering grants of up to $10,000 to entrepreneurs, has ended after reaching the $20 billion funding limit allowed...
    (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney) Beyonce has been doing her part to help out amid the coronavirus crisis and she shows no signs of slowing down soon. The superstar’s foundation BeyGOOD has partnered up with the NAACP to give grants to Black-owned small businesses in several cities.  On Thursday, BeyGOOD announced the creation of the Black-Owned Small Business Impact Fund to “ensure economic empowerment for Black businesses.” Read More: Tina Lawson defends daughter Beyoncé against ‘appropriation’...
    By The Associated Press The Detroit News. July 11, 2020. Not all virus aid is going to good use Members of Congress who are itching to send out more coronavirus relief dollars should take a deep breath and consider how some of the funding they’ve already allocated is being spent. It’s not all going to good use. From the beginning of the pandemic, we’ve cautioned our state and federal leaders to keep virus relief targeted and temporary, but unfortunately, much...
    Almost 8,000 Marin County businesses and nonprofits borrowed money under the federal Paycheck Protection Program, according to data released by this week by the Small Business Administration. The program was created by Congress in April to help small businesses weather the economic storm caused by the coronavirus pandemic. In Marin, more than 85% of the borrowers got small loans under $150,000. The SBA released only the names of companies that got large loans of $150,000 or greater and provided only...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Taxpayers’ money is going a lot of places in the wake of COVID-19, including billions to the Catholic church, and some say it may never have to be paid back. There are allegations locally that the cash will revamp the church’s accounts hit hard by sex abuse settlements. “It makes me sadder more than anything,” said Zach Hiner. Through a special exemption, the U.S. Roman Catholic Church received at least $1.4 billion to more than $3.5 billion in...
    Rep. Thomas Massie says his efforts to force a House vote on the program to shore up companies employment rolls amid the coronavirus pandemic are vindicated by stories of entities getting money from the federal government that never should have. Massie, a Kentucky Republican, points specifically to a $333,000 loan that went to the Ohio Democratic Party under the Paycheck Protection Program, which was aimed at providing a direct incentive for small businesses, not political organizations, to keep their...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City A socially distant concert fundraiser is coming to the Hamptons later this month. On July 25, In The Know Experiences, the luxury travel & lifestyle experiential agency, and Invisible Noise Productions, is partnering with JAJA Tequila to create “Safe & Sound,” the first-ever drive-in music fundraiser to the Hamptons at Nova’s Ark Project in Watermill, New York. “In this time of...
    More than 93,000 small businesses in Tennessee have received federal loans through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), according to a report released this week by the U.S. Small Businesses Administration (SBA). The 93,292 loans granted to Tennessee businesses total more than $8.9 billion. Almost 88 percent of loans, or 82,018, were for amounts less than $150,000. The remaining loans ranged from $150,000 to $10 million: 6,561 businesses received loans between $150,000 and $350,000; 3,398 businesses received loans between...
    The Ohio Democratic Party received a loan as part of the Paycheck Protection Program designed to provide coronavirus relief to businesses. Campaign finance reports show that the loan, amounting to $333,867, was approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration on April 30, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer. In May, a tweet critical of the Trump administrations program was posted on the group’s official Twitter account. “With so many small businesses shut out from receiving PPP loans ⁠— while...
              The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the U.S. Treasury Department this week released the names of 4.9 million Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan recipient businesses and nonprofits that received $150,000 or more. The mostly forgivable PPP loans were funded through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Disclosures include business names, addresses, ZIP codes, business type, demographic data, nonprofit information, name of lender, jobs supported and loan amounts from $150,000...
    The revelation that wealthy businesses and nonprofit organizations received small-business relief loans is putting pressure on Congress to put new restrictions and limits on aid in the next relief bill for companies and employees. The Trump administration released on Monday the names of hundreds of thousands of businesses and nonprofit organizations that received at least $150,000 in funding from government-backed forgivable loans. The list of organizations included multiple businesses tied to members of congress, top lobbying groups and law firms,...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A group of state legislators from the Bay Area and Southern California announced Thursday the introduction of a state bill that would create a state bank capable of giving loans to local governments and small businesses during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Assemblymembers David Chiu, D-San Francisco; Ash Kalra, D-San Jose; Buffy Wicks, D-Oakland; and Miguel Santiago, D-Los Angeles, joined members of the California Public Banking Alliance to introduce Assembly Bill 310, the Bank on California...