Topics: COVID-19

House Transportation Committee Examines Effects of COVID-19 on Transportation Employees

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, led by Chairman Pete DeFazio (D-OR) and Ranking Member Sam Graves (D-OR), held a hearing June 9 to examine the effects of COVID-19 on transportation workers. The hearing sought to examine the main challenges transportation workers are facing as a result of the pandemic, and discuss what measures Congress should take in response. More

Senate Committee Examines Effects of COVID-19 on Transportation

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, led by Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Ranking Member Maria Cantwell (D-WA), held a hearing June examining the effects of COVID-19 on the state of transportation and critical infrastructure. The hearing sought to examine the main challenges the transportation industry is facing as a result of the pandemic, and discuss what the congressional response should be. More

House to Vote on Small Business Loans

The House is scheduled today to consider two bills related to coronavirus aid. H.R. 7010 from Rep. Dean Phillips (D-Minn.) and 35 bipartisan cosponsors would give businesses more time and flexibility to make qualifying expenditures for loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program, and allow businesses with forgiven loans to defer payroll taxes. More

NATSO Analysis: Paycheck Protection Program Interim Final Rules (PPP)

NATSO Analysis: Paycheck Protection Program Interim Final Rules (PPP) Members Only Join or Login

The Small Business Administration on May 22 released interim final rules related to the Paycheck Protection Program. The rules outline procedures for borrowers to calculate costs eligible for loan forgiveness in the PPP, how the SBA will review individual loans for forgiveness, and details of the loan forgiveness process for lenders. More

SBA Releases PPP Loan Forgiveness Application and Instructions

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House Passes $3 Trillion Coronavirus Spending Package Members Only Join or Login

The U.S. House of Representatives on May 15 approved a massive, $3 trillion coronavirus spending package that would, among other things, provide a second round of $1,200 stimulus checks, $200 billion in pay for essential workers and extend the federal $600-per-week unemployment benefits for six more months. More

NATSO, Essential Businesses Urge Congress to Act on Liability Protection

NATSO, Essential Businesses Urge Congress to Act on Liability Protection

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Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Extend Tax Relief to Food Supply Chain Employees

Pennsylvania Representatives Glenn Thompson and Dwight Evans introduced the Assistance and Gratitude for Coronavirus Heroes in Agribusiness who are Invaluable to the Nation, or the AG CHAIN Act. More

Three New Tax Credits Available to Many Businesses Hit by COVID-19

The Internal Revenue Service reminded employers affected by COVID-19 about three important new credits available to them. They are the employee retention credit, paid sick leave and family credit. More

NATSO Joins 70 Groups in Urging Administration to Advance Infrastructure Investment

NATSO Joins 70 Groups in Urging Administration to Advance Infrastructure Investment

NATSO joined 70 other trade organizations in urging President Trump to make federal infrastructure investment a top priority in coming months. More

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