The COVID Crisis: Announcing Nearly 6,000 PPP Loans To District And More Time To Apply

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat announced the release of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) information to New York’s 13th congressional district by the Small Business Administration and U.S. Treasury Department: Continue Reading →

Harlem Commonwealth Council Is Officially A Lender For The Paycheck Protection Program

Harlem Commonwealth Council Inc. (HCC) is pleased to announce that its investment subsidiary, Harlem Entrepreneurial Fund (HEF), was approved to participate in the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) as a lender. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: Black-Owned Businesses Demand Share Of Federal Dollars As COVID-19 Rages On

By J. Cunningham, Special to Texas Metro News

The coronavirus pandemic has ravaged the U.S. economy, leaving scores of businesses in limbo and livelihoods in jeopardy. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat Update On The Paycheck Protection Program And Impact To NY’s 13th Congressional District

Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement on the release of additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: Harlem Rep. Espaillat Lauds Senate Passage Of Small Business $60 Billion Funding (Spanish)

Representative Adriano Espaillat, a member of the House Small Business Committee, led by Chairwoman Nydia M. Velázquez (NY-07) released the following statement on the inclusion of $60 billion to support small and minority-owned businesses. Continue Reading →

Senate Democrats Reject GOP Small Business Loan Bid Over “Community-Based Funding”

On Thursday, Senate Democrats blocked a bid by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R – Ky.) to deliver an additional $250 billion in coronavirus aid to small businesses. Continue Reading →