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Friday, January 08, 2021
January 7, 2021 DR-4562-OR NR 33 State News Desk: (503) 871-8689 FEMA News Desk: (971) 600-0278 Espanol:Comunicado de Prensa Find additional information here: Oregon Wildfire Recovery Website News Release State/Federal Help Still Available for Oregon Wildfire Survivors SALEM, Ore. – Resources are still available to assist the survivors of 2020’s devastating wildfires. The Oregon Office of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Political, Small Business, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, January 08, 2021
WASHINGTON – TheU.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced today that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. To promote access to capital, initially only community financial institutions will be able to make First Draw PPP Loans on Monday, January 11, and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Covid - 19, Political, Small Business, Community, Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
I wanted to reach out and provide some updates as we open 2021 as the last couple of weeks have been…busy… in Washington D.C.  For starters, Senator Jeff Merkley was sworn in yesterday for his third term and we are looking forward to continuing to serve Oregonians.  If interested, Senator Merkley’s press release talks about some of his overarching priorities for the 117th Congress, which, in ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release, Chamber, Covid - 19, Political, Small Business
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
Small Business Update: More on PPP Loans and the Employee Retention Tax Credit In our second Small Business Update, U.S. Chamber Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, Neil Bradley, and Jeanette Mulvey, Content Director at CO—, discuss additional stimulus details.By: Sean Ludwig, Contributor With the nearly $900 billion coronavirus stimulus billbeing signed into law on December 27, ...read more
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