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April 23, 2020 In The News

The Paycheck Protection Program ran out of funds in its first two weeks, leaving many small businesses out.

Now, lawmakers have allocated an additional $320 billion to the program.

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April 23, 2020 In The News
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is a part of the historic federal CARES Act. It’s designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on payroll during the economic downturn. But, the nearly $350 billion dollars set aside for the PPP was exhausted on April 16th.
April 16, 2020 In The News

The nearly $350 billion Paycheck Protection Program funds started going out about two weeks ago.

But federal government leaders say businesses have already asked for all of that money.

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April 14, 2020 In The News
U.S. Representative Kelly Armstrong joined Good Day Dakota to talk about the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act), which will provide $2 trillion in economic aid to individuals and businesses impacted by the coronavirus public health emergency.
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April 13, 2020 In The News

Twenty-three countries came to an agreement yesterday in an effort to halt an oil price war.

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