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April 16, 2020 - 11:39 am
The government’s paycheck protection loan program for small businesses is on hold. The Small Business Administration it reached the $349 billion lending limit for the program. Read more here.
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Sign reads "Sorry we're closed due to COVID-19."
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Cherri Gregg
April 15, 2020 - 12:40 pm
The Small Business Administration has already started awarding COVID-19 stimulus dollars to small businesses. While some black-owned businesses are finding success, many are left in the cold. Read more here.
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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: The U.S. Capitol is seen on February 4, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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Kristen Johanson
March 25, 2020 - 7:34 pm
The $2 trillion stimulus package would give money directly to taxpayers, expand unemployment benefits, support small businesses and aid hospitals throughout the Philadelphia-area. Read more here.
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Fred Jennings, 67, holds a placard stating "NEED TO WORK" while gathering with area elected officials and furloughed federal workers at a rally in front of Independence Hall on Jan. 8, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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January 15, 2019 - 2:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the government shutdown now in its fourth week, bills are beginning to pile up for many furloughed federal workers. As a way to ease the burden, many local and national companies are displaying a willingness to be flexible, offering payment plans, free admission...
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Antionette Lee
December 10, 2018 - 12:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More than 44 million Americans are facing the burden of a combined $1.5 trillion in outstanding student loan debt. A recent Apartment List study also found that nine out of 10 millennial renters want to purchase a home, but it's not in the near future for them because...
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