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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Baker-Polito Administration Initiates Transition to Third Phase of Four-Pha

Consistent with Public Health Data and Trends, Phase III of Reopening Massachusetts Set to Begin on July 6

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Reopening MA: Initiates Transition to Step Two of Second Phase

Consistent with Public Health Data and Trends, Step Two of Phase II of Reopening Massachusetts Set to Begin on June 22

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

The Federal Reserve's Main Street Lending Program

Business loans to help eligible small and medium-sized companies through the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

SBA & Treasury Announce New EZ and Revised Full Forgiveness Applications for the Paycheck Protecti

The SBA, in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, posted a revised, borrower-friendly Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness application implementing the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020.

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Advance

To further meet the needs of U.S. small businesses and non-profits, the SBA reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal to all eligible applicants experiencing economic impacts due to COVID-19 today.

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

What To Know About The New Phase 2 Reopening Rules for Retail Stores in MA

The next phase of the state's reopening plan will allow customers back inside stores, but only under a slate of new safety standards.

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Safety Standards and Checklist: Restaurants

This is a preview of the mandatory safety standards, recommended best practices and a checklist for restaurants.

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Assets For Artists is Offering Crisis-Focused Free Financial & Business Webinars

Assets for Artists quickly redesigned its business and financial education programming to provide artists with new, crisis-focused, distance-learning opportunities that largely retain the intimate cohort-focused style of our in-person workshops.

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

The CARES Act & Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was voted on at the end of March and it includes many different strategies to provide economic relief during this pandemic. One program that...

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