In the News: State and Local Governments Distribute Billions in COVID Relief

You hear a lot about PPP loans and the potential next round of relief for small business owners across the country, but you rarely hear about what’s happening at the local level.

This week, a new report examined how much money’s been doled out to small business owners in the U.S. from state and local governments. The Institute for Local Self-Reliance found that about $9.27 billion in small business relief, through grants and loans, has been dispersed in addition to the PPP and other loans.

To read more about this often overlooked work, check out our report on the

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