Vice President Kamala Harris has announced that the Biden administration is distributing $1.25 billion to hundreds of community lenders.
By Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press
Earlier this year, President Joe Biden set a goal to have 70 percent of Americans get at least one shot of a COVID-19 vaccine by July 4. To get there, states and cities are getting creative in their vaccine distribution.
Over the past 14 months, the U.S. Government has allocated hundreds of billions of dollars to help small businesses survive the pandemic's economic hurdles. All that funding has been managed by the U.S. Small Business Administration, but many of the…
By Lisa Desjardins, Matt Loffman, Kate Grumke
After more than a year of pandemic lockdown, the tourism industry is preparing for millions of newly vaccinated Americans to catch travel fever. That’s a business opportunity for a third-generation Georgia restaurateur whose family name was once synonymous with the…
By Rickey Bevington, Georgia Public Broadcasting
As the economy slowly begins to pick up, many businesses are still facing a rocky year ahead. Special correspondent Cat Wise has a story about one family-owned business, an amusement park named Enchanted Forest, that has taken one hit after…
By Associated Press
The deal struck Friday to postpone “Black Friday” comes amid broad concerns that French shops shuttered by the nation’s coronavirus lockdown are hemorrhaging business.
By Paul Solman, Sam Lane
American businesses suffering through the pandemic’s economic fallout have received hundreds of billions of dollars in federal loans since the Paycheck Protection Program opened this spring. But accessing that funding was challenging for business owners with criminal records. Economics correspondent…
Weeks into the social distancing driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, some states are beginning to lift restrictions -- while others are extending them. How do business owners and customers feel about the decision to reopen? John Yang talks to Bill…
By Michael Tarm, Associated Press
The Billy Goat Tavern and millions of other shuttered businesses nationwide have turned to their insurers to help recoup their losses following state-mandated closures, but insurers have widely rejected the claims.
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