The Government Accountability Office issued a report June 25 showing U.S. Rep. Angie Craig’s Payment Integrity Information Act led the government to halt improper economic assistance payments, according to Craig’s office.
“It’s simple: small businesses deserve access to the remaining funds in the Paycheck Protection Program. We’ve asked our Main Streets to be flexible and adapt to unprecedented impacts from a global pandemic, and today I ask my colleagues to do the same,” Craig said.
Representative Angie Craig, Democrat of Minnesota, who oversaw the measure’s passage on the floor, said lawmakers needed to set aside partisan politics and listen to small-business owners. “Our communities deserve our commitment that their best interests are what is driving our legislation,” she said in a statement.
Rep. Angela Craig, D-Minnesota, issued the following news release: Congresswoman Angie Craig joined Speaker Nancy Pelosi to unveil her Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, which includes Rep. Craig's bipartisan legislation to lower health insurance premiums for folks in the individual marketplace.
House Democrats on Wednesday unveiled a bill to expand the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as they seek to draw a contrast with Republicans on health care ahead of November's elections.
Senate and House Democrats introduced companion legislation which would create an opportunity for small businesses which already have received a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan to be able to receive a second PPP loan.
Certain small-business owners may be able to apply for a second Paycheck Protection Program loan if a new bill introduced on June 18 becomes law.
Some small businesses may be able to get a second Paycheck Protection Program loan if legislation introduced Thursday in Congress becomes law. The Prioritized Paycheck Protection Program, or P4, Act would allow some small businesses that have already exhausted their PPP loans, or are on track to do so, to apply for a second one. The measure was introduced in the Senate by Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., ranking member of the Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, as well as Chris Coons, D-Del., and Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and in the House by Reps. Angie Craig, D-Minn., and Antonio Delgado, D-N.Y.
U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minn., wants businesses that already received a Payroll Protection Program loan to get another one if they're still reeling from the economic fallout. Currently, businesses can only receive one PPP loan. Craig introduced a bill Thursday that would allow small businesses to receive a second PPP loan. Even though more than $100 billion currently remains in the program, Craig said many small businesses across the country have already spent funding from the first round and are just starting to open or are open in a reduced capacity.
U.S. Rep. Angie Craig will hold her 18th town hall with constituents at 6 p.m. June 23 streamed live on facebook.com/RepAngieCraig.