In the News: $68B for Bars and Restaurants in New COVID Relief Proposal

Written by on January 15, 2022

The COVID relief money the government made available has literally helped millions of small businesses. However, as the pandemic lingers on small businesses in particular need help. A new bipartisan proposal in the Senate is looking to make another $68 billion available for businesses such as bars, restaurants, and other types of food service establishments.

The Senators are proposing to reallocate unused money authorized under previous packages as well as new spending to fund the bill. With fears of the Omicron variant growing, the Senators want to prevent restaurants from closing this winter. Read more on the possibility of new COVID relief money:

In addition to the COVID relief money, there are many other grants available to small businesses across the U.S. Take a look at the following articles to get more information:



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