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COVID-19 Relief Assistance to Small Businesses: Issues and Policy Options [Updated June 22, 2020]   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the Document: "The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) administers several types of programs to support small businesses, including direct disaster loan programs for businesses, homeowners, and renters to assist their recovery from natural disasters; loan guaranty and venture capital programs to enhance small business access to capital; small business management and technical assistance training programs to assist business formation and expansion; and contracting programs to increase small business opportunities in federal contracting. [...] This report provides a brief description of the SBA's programs, examines congressional action to assist small businesses during and immediately following the Great Recession (2007-2009), and discusses legislation to assist small businesses adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic[.]"

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CRS Report for Congress, R46284
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2020-06-22
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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pdf
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