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Small Business Assistance: PPP, EIDL Programs Re-Funded

SBA Reopens Application Process for Accept PPP, EIDL Today April 27, 2020 -- EIDL, PPP Programs receive additional funding with passage of latest stimulus bill. The Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) have been replenished to provide assistance to small businesses. Update: While the EIDL program has been infused [...]

By |2020-04-28T09:57:48-04:00April 27th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Small Business Assistance: PPP, EIDL Programs Re-Funded

Update on PA Construction and CDL’s

Thank you to the Office of Representative Jesse Topper for providing this update regarding PennDOT resources for Commercial Drivers License Holders. April 27, 2020 --  Construction projects in Pennsylvania will resume beginning Friday, May 1, 2020 as part of Governor Wolf’s phased reopening plan for Pennsylvania. Commercial drivers and their services are vital to the [...]

By |2020-04-27T14:53:59-04:00April 27th, 2020|Events|Comments Off on Update on PA Construction and CDL’s

PA Rep. Jesse Topper Conference Call

Thank you to Representative Jesse Topper for speaking with the Bedford County Chamber of Commerce and the business community of the Bedford County region about the state's response to the Coronavirus crisis and the path ahead for businesses and the community.  Listen here: https://youtu.be/KNOnDjKduxw

By |2020-04-23T19:40:13-04:00April 23rd, 2020|News|Comments Off on PA Rep. Jesse Topper Conference Call

Coronavirus Information for Agriculture & Farms

New Coronavirus Bill Includes Help for Farms The latest Coronavirus Relief Package, passed by Congress includes funding for hospitals and COVID-19 testing as well as provide more support for small businesses. The bill includes $310 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program, including $30 billion allocated specifically to community lenders, small banks and credit unions, and [...]

By |2020-04-27T08:03:44-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Events|Comments Off on Coronavirus Information for Agriculture & Farms

Governor Wolf Announces Color-Coded Plan to Re-Open PA

Harrisburg -- April 22, 2020 Governor Tom Wolf today presented his detailed plan for reopening the commonwealth with a targeted May 8 start. The administration will categorize reopening into three phases: red, yellow, green. Phases will be assigned based on conditions in a county, counties or region. The administration will first study conditions in the [...]

By |2020-04-23T09:02:42-04:00April 22nd, 2020|Events|Comments Off on Governor Wolf Announces Color-Coded Plan to Re-Open PA

Update: Unemployment Compensation for Self Employed, Independent Contractors

 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Website Corrected Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania’s new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) website for self-employed, independent contractors, gig workers, and others not eligible for regular unemployment compensation (UC) is now open to accept applications within the next few days. PUA is included in the new federal unemployment compensation benefits provided by the [...]

By |2020-04-23T09:11:19-04:00April 21st, 2020|News|Comments Off on Update: Unemployment Compensation for Self Employed, Independent Contractors

COVID-19 News & Resource Archive

COVID 19 Post/News Archive April 16, 2020 - Thank you to the US Chamber and Kevin Courtois for speaking with the Chambers of the Alleghenies about the CARES Act and other issues of interest to the region's business community.  Learn more from the US Chamber, including the powerpoint presentation, important links to US Chamber resourceds [...]

By |2020-04-17T14:48:17-04:00April 17th, 2020|News|Comments Off on COVID-19 News & Resource Archive

PA Chamber Announces Bringing PA Back Initative

New initiative will focus on ways to energize the Commonwealth’s economy   HARRISBURG - As the Commonwealth works to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, the PA Chamber is taking the lead on helping businesses re-open their facilities safely and jumpstart the economy through a new initiative, “Bringing PA Back.” “The COVID-19 pandemic has brought forth an [...]

By |2020-04-17T16:23:39-04:00April 17th, 2020|Events|Comments Off on PA Chamber Announces Bringing PA Back Initative

US Chamber CARES Act Presentation & Path Forward Resource Links

Thank you to Kevin Courtois and the US Chamber for an excellent presentation on the CARES act, during our Chambers of the Alleghenies Zoom Call April 16th, covering details of PPP & EIDL and much more, including lots of questions from members of the region's Chambers of Commerce. The presentation is available here: US Chamber [...]

By |2020-04-17T13:57:00-04:00April 17th, 2020|Events|Comments Off on US Chamber CARES Act Presentation & Path Forward Resource Links

Pennsylvania Launches COVID-19 Job Hiring Portal

April 13, 2020 - Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvanians looking for work can now find life-sustaining businesses that are hiring through a new online COVID-19 job portal the Department of Labor & Industry is launching today. “Many life-sustaining businesses across Pennsylvania are hiring and this new portal will help connect them with people looking for a [...]

By |2020-04-13T16:20:39-04:00April 13th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Pennsylvania Launches COVID-19 Job Hiring Portal