Stories tagged: "small business"


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‘We Didn’t Receive Anything’: How Michigan’s Black Businesses Got Left Out of PPP

Nya Marshall of Detroit's IVY Kitchen + Cocktails and other Michigan Black business owners are working to stay afloat when federal funding passes them by.

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States Affected Most By Coronavirus Are Getting Fewer Small Business Loans

The federal government’s small business coronavirus bailout funds have disproportionately flowed to states that have had smaller outbreaks.

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Want to Know How Bad Michiganders Are Hurting Without Federal Help? Just Read Dennis Williams’ Story.

Coronavirus has almost completely knocked out this Michigan entrepreneur’s business. A second round of the government’s Paycheck Protection Program could finally offer some relief.

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Latino and Black Business Owners Are Being Left Behind By the Government’s Small Business Bailout

A recent survey showed that of more than 500 Latino small businesses, only 97 received money in the first round of coronavirus funding.

FILe - In this April 2, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump listens as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Trump Wants to Take Money Meant for Small Business and Give It to the Oil Companies

The economic slowdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic has led to a historic drop in demand for crude oil.