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Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) applauded the House passage of the Microloan Improvement Act of 2020 and the Microloan Transparency and Accountability Act of 2020, expanding access to the Small Business Administration’s Microloan Program. “I’ve been calling on Congress to step up to help our small businesses in the …continue reading

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At Solomon’s Delicatessen, a small business in Sacramento, Governor Gavin Newsom alongside Senator Anna Caballero signed three bills into law to support small businesses grappling with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and another to jumpstart state construction projects. “Businesses across the state have been hard hit by the COVID-19 …continue reading

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The sustainability of our community businesses remains a priority and the City of Los Alamitos is dedicated to assisting businesses during these unprecedented times. The City of Los Alamitos is now accepting applications for Phase II of the Emergency Relief Small Business Grant Program. The deadline for Small Businesses to …continue reading

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Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do’s Small Business Grant Program, launched in late June, received more than 2,900 applications from small businesses in the First District, making it the county’s most successful small business stimulus program. “We’re delivering relief to Orange County small businesses,” said Supervisor Andrew Do, Vice Chairman on …continue reading

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In partnership with the Orange County Workforce Development Board (OCWDB), the County of Orange is launching the second round of funding for the OCWDB COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Support Program. Through the OCWDB COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Support Program, eligible businesses can receive up to $10,000 in grant funds. This funding is …continue reading

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Small businesses celebrate a new zoning ordinance proposed to the OC Board of Supervisors by Supervisor Don Wagner. The Board unanimously passed the item, offering a win-win outcome: sustaining the economy and protecting the community. The ordinance grants outdoor business operations in unincorporated commercial and industrial areas to open in …continue reading

Representatives Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (D-CA-39), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01), Will Hurd (R-TX-23), and Tom Suozzi (D-NY-03) introduced H.R. 6497, the Never Again Small Business Protection Act, to provide small businesses access to business interruption insurance that will help keep them afloat during the next national emergency. Countless business interruption insurance …continue reading

On the April 7th Board of Supervisors Meeting, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, directed county staff to begin preparations for an ad-hoc committee, that will include Orange County business leaders, geared towards assisting Orange County businesses in recovering from the economic fallout caused by the …continue reading