Nebraska Farm Bureau Asks Congressional Leaders to Boost Funding, Provide Clarity for Paycheck Protection Program
April 22, 2020
LINCOLN – Nebraska Farm Bureau is asking leaders in the U.S. House and Senate to push partisanship to the side and move quickly to boost funding for the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Funding for the forgivable loan program ran out this week, a mere 48 hours after the administration provided rules on program participation for sole proprietors, including farmers and ranchers.
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