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POLICY UPDATES DURING COVID-19

As the outbreak continues, state legislatures and the federal government are rolling out financial relief programs to businesses, workers and families; updating safety guidelines and protocols; and closing, limiting or expanding access to outdoor recreation areas. Here’s the latest.

FEDERAL POLICY during COVID-19

COvid-19 Stimulus Phase 3 Plan – $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic security (CARES) act

Learn how your company can access COVID-19 small business disaster relif funds and get detailed information about additional key provisions of the federal Coronavirus Stimulus Package, including paid medical and sick leave, tax credits, insurance and assistance programs.

See the latest guidance from the SBA on the Paycheck Protection Program

U.S. Small Business Administration Loans

SBA and Treasury have released additional guidance regarding the Paycheck Protection Program:

For more information and updates, visit SBA.gov/PaycheckProtection and Treasury.gov/CARES




The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans of up to $2M for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Included in this section is a brief outline of what we know about the program, with links and contacts numbers for resources with more information.

Trade and Tariffs

The virus is putting a strain on supply chains. Companies are expressing concerns about tariffs, production and shipping delays. Read more to understand the current state of trade policy during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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