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Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order To Meet Growing Job Demand, Support Employers

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today issued an Executive Order to meet surging job demand and support job creators throughout Arizona as employment opportunities grow and the COVID-19 vaccine is available for anyone who wants it.   Today’s Order rescinds a March 2020 Executive Order that waived the requirement that an individual receiving employment benefits must be actively looking

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SBA Administrator Guzman Announces Application Opening for $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Fund prioritizes direct relief to women, veterans, and socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, and includes $9.5 billion in set-asides for smaller businesses  WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman today announced the U.S. Small Business Administration will begin registrations on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 9 a.m. EDT and open applications on Monday, May 3, 2021, at noon EDT for the

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SBA Launches Supplemental Targeted Advance for Small Businesses Hardest Hit by COVID-19

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration launched a new round of Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) assistance – called Supplemental Targeted Advances – on April 22, 2021 that will provide $5 billion in additional assistance to 1 million small businesses and nonprofit organizations that have been most severely affected by the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Supplemental

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SBA to Reopen Shuttered Venue Operators Grants

for Applications on April 24 at 12:30 p.m. EDT Applicants can register today; updated documents now available  WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration will reopen the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant application portal tomorrow, April 24, 2021, at 12:30 p.m. EDT for operators of live venues, live performing arts organizations, museums and movie theatres, as well as live venue promoters,

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SBA Announces First-of-Its-Kind Technology Initiative for Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Visit https://queencreekchamber.com/advocacy/ to find our restaurant revitalization guide and many others. Point-of-sale service providers will support eligible restaurant owners with innovative technology solutions WASHINGTON –The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today the first round of technology partners participating in a new initiative for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) – a program that will allow eligible restaurants and

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SBA Announces Official Restaurant Revitalization Fund Application and Guidelines

WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman today announced key details on application requirements, eligibility, and a program guide for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RFF). The restaurant industry has been among the hardest-hit sectors during the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help bring jobs back and revive the industry, the American Rescue Plan, signed into

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