A new national grassroots campaign has begun through the National Retail Federation for Congress to approve relief legislation for businesses struggling to survive the COVID-19 pandemic. Talks to do so have begun in Congress.
You can email Congress directly with an appeal by filling out NRF’s action link.
The link outlines priorities including:
- Authorizing remaining Paycheck Protection Program funds to be available for small businesses
- Speeding up loan forgiveness flexibility to use PPP funds for fixed costs by small businesses, and deductibility of PPP business expenses
- Financial stimulus through direct aid to individuals and families, and incentives to encourage a return to work
- Liability protections to provide certainty for businesses following safe operating guidelines without fear of unwarranted lawsuits
Washington Retail encourages its members to follow the link today to amplify its message to Congress that businesses need more help to avoid closing and doing further damage to the economy.