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Marco Rubio Wants SBA to Provide Small Businesses Flexibility Over Eligibility for COVID-19 Relief...
On Monday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., sent a letter to Isabelle Guzman, the administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), urging the SBA to provide flexibility to small businesses with multiple locations when assessing their eligibility for COVID-19 relief programs administered by the SBA.
At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sens. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, and Jim Risch, R-Idaho, is sending a letter to U.S. Small Business Administrator Jovita Carranza urging for the inclusion of minor league sports venues in the new Small Business Administration (SBA) grant facility for shuttered venues.
Rubio, who leads the U.S. Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, weighed in this week after the U.S. Treasury Department and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced they were reopening the PPP.
On Thursday, Rubio sent a letter to Jovita Carranza, the administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), requesting information from the agency following a recent Inspector General report that found billions of dollars in potential fraud in the expanded Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program for COVID-19.
Rubio, the chairman of the U.S. Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, sent a letter to U.S. Treasury Sec. Steven Mnuchin, and Jovita Carranza, the administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), urging the agencies to provide the committee with information related to the loan review and forgiveness procedures that will be used to audit Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans.
In April, the FDP applied for a $780,000 PPP loan through the FDP Building Fund – which has no employees – and then funneled the money to the FDP itself, despite political parties being explicitly excluded from eligibility for the program.
The senators joined Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez and other leaders in West Palm Beach on Friday to focus on coronavirus.
"Both the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the DHS component responsible for protecting the nation’s critical infrastructure, have issued advisories urging U.S. organizations to prepare for potential cyber-attacks in light of Iran’s continued threats and aggression toward America."