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  • Federal Reserve Board announces it will extend for a final time its Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility, or PPPLF, by an additional Month to July 30, 2021

    Federal Reserve Board announces it will extend for a final time its Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility, or PPPLF, by an additional Month to July 30, 2021 | site |



    (Information contained in Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System press release dated: June 25, 2021) The Federal Reserve Board on Friday announced it will extend for a final time its Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility, or PPPLF, by an additional month to July 30, 2021. The extension is being made as an operational accommodation to allow additional processing time for banks, community development financial institutions, and other financial institutions to pledge to the facility any Paycheck Protection Program, or PPP, loans approved by the Small Business Administration through the June 30 expiration of the PPP program. The PPPLF extends term credit to financial institutions making PPP loans, accepting the PPP loans as collateral. The liquidity provided ...
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  • Federal Communications Commission offers Guidance on Connected Care Pilot Program; Announces 36 newly approved Projects

    Federal Communications Commission offers Guidance on Connected Care Pilot Program; Announces 36 newly approved Projects | site |




    $100 Million Program Will Support Connected Care Service Across Country, Focus on Low-Income and Veteran Patients


    (Information contained in Federal Communications Commission [FCC] press release dated: June 17, 2021) Washington, June 17, 2021 - - Today the Federal Communications Commission approved a Report and Order offering further guidance on the administration of its $100 million Connected Care Pilot Program, including guidance on eligible services, competitive bidding, invoicing, and data reporting for selected participants, which will enable applicants selected for the Pilot Program to begin their projects. Additionally, the FCC this week voted to approve 36 additional pilot projects for a total of over $31 million in funding. The newly selected Pilot projects join an initial set of 23 p...
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  • U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Today that Eligible Businesses Can Now Apply for the Aviation Manufacturing Jobs Protection Program

    U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Today that Eligible Businesses Can Now Apply for the Aviation Manufacturing Jobs Protection Program | site |




    $3 Billion can be used to help cover employee compensation costs for up to six months


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Transportation press release dated: June 15, 2021)

    Washington - - Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the launch of the Aviation Manufacturing Jobs Protection (AMJP) program. The Department is encouraging eligible businesses of all sizes to apply for funding to protect jobs for workers as the industry climbs back from the impacts of the pandemic. This program is funded through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Before the pandemic, the aerospace industry was estimated to employ approximately 2.2 million workers, including 1.2 million who worked in various parts of the supply chai
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  • Joint Statement by the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Homeland Security on the Expansion of Access to the Central American Minors Program

    Joint Statement by the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Homeland Security on the Expansion of Access to the Central American Minors Program | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State's Office of the Spokesperson press release media note dated: June 15, 2021)


    The following joint statement was released by Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas.

    Begin Text: The Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration have been making progress toward reinstituting and improving the Central American Minors (CAM) program since our agencies launched the first phase of its reopening on March 10. As part of this focus on a responsible, phased approach, we continue to reopen cases that were closed when CAM was terminated in 2018. This is just one component of the Pres
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  • U.S. Small Business Administration provides information about the Community Navigator Pilot Program Information Webinar

    U.S. Small Business Administration provides information about the Community Navigator Pilot Program Information Webinar | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Small Business Administration press release dated: June 3, 2021)


    Washington - - On May 27, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Public Private Strategies Institute (PPSI) held an educational webinar about the Community Navigator Pilot Program –a $100 million competitive grant program to strengthen outreach to businesses in underserved communities enacted through the American Rescue Plan.

    More than 1,600 participants spanning the nation joined the session intended for nonprofit organizations, state, local, and tribal governments, SBA resource partners, and other community organizations. Participants heard from the following panelists:
    • SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman (by video)
    • Renée Johnson, Senior Advisor, Public Private Strategies & Moderator
    • Mark
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  • HHS says Biden-Harris Administration Launches Relief Program to Improve Access to Affordable Water Services

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says Biden-Harris Administration Launches Relief Program to Improve Access to Affordable Water Services | site |



    HHS says "Bolstered by American Rescue Plan, HHS Announces $166.6 Million in Initial Funding to Advance Environmental Justice in Communities Historically Marginalized and Overburdened by Underinvestment in Access to Water and Wastewater Services"


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Health and Human Services press release dated: June 2, 2021) Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), announced the official launch of the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP). This first-of-its-kind water assistance program will expand access to more affordable water and help low-income households affected by the COVID-19 pandemic pay their water and wastewater bills, avoid shutoffs, and support household w...
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  • FCC says Emergency Broadband Benefit Program enrolls 2.3 Million Households in first 3 Weeks of Program

    Federal Communications Commission says Emergency Broadband Benefit Program enrolls 2.3 Million Households in first 3 Weeks of Program | site |



    Releases EBB public data tracking dashboard


    (Information contained in Federal Communications Commission [FCC] press release dated: June 7, 2021) Washington, June 7, 2021 - - Today FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program enrolled over 2.3 million households into the subsidy program initiated by Congress. Since mid-May, households in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and American Samoa were approved to receive a discount on their monthly internet bills and have selected a participating EBB provider to receive internet service at home. “I am thrilled to see that the great need for affordable broadband support is being met with over 2 million households enrolled in three short weeks. I’ve also said we nee...
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  • FCC says Emergency Broadband Benefit Program enrolls over One Million Households

    Federal Communications Commission says Emergency Broadband Benefit Program enrolls over One Million Households | site |



    FCC says "One Week After the Program’s Launch, More Than One Million Households Are Receiving Monthly Internet Discounts"


    (Information contained in Federal Communications Commission [FCC] press release statement dated: May 20, 2021) Washington, May 20, 2021 - - Federal Communications Commission Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel today announced the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program enrolled more than one million households in the first week of the program’s debut. Households in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and American Samoa are benefitting from the subsidy program initiated by Congress. “The high demand we’ve seen for the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program demonstrates what many of us already knew to be true – too many families are struggling to get online, even in 202...
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  • U.S. Interior Department Initiates Next Steps for Alaska Native Vietnam-era Veterans Land Allotment Program Selections

    U.S. Interior Department Initiates Next Steps for Alaska Native Vietnam-era Veterans Land Allotment Program Selections | site |


    Agency Begins Tribal Consultation on Decisions to Open Additional Public Land to Selection


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of the Interior press release dated: May 11, 2021)

    Washington - - The Department of the Interior today announced next steps in the implementation of the Alaska Native Vietnam-era Veterans Land Allotment Program. While the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) reviews the previous Administration’s broad Public Lands Orders (PLOs), the bureau will expedite and process veterans’ allotment applications across the area addressed by those orders. The Department will also conduct government-to-government consultations with federally recognized Alaska Tribes and Alaska Native Corporations to kick off BLM’s efforts to reconsider and correct defects identified in the decisio...
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  • Federal Communications Commission to launch 7.17 Billion Dollars Connectivity Program

    Federal Communications Commission to launch $7.17 Billion Connectivity Program | site |


    New Program Provides Funding to Schools and Libraries Critical to Closing the Homework Gap


    (Information contained in Federal Communications Commission [FCC] press release dated: May 11, 2021) Washington, May 10, 2021 - - The Federal Communications Commission today unanimously adopted final rules to implement the Emergency Connectivity Fund Program. This $7.17 billion program, funded by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, will enable schools and libraries to purchase laptop and tablet computers, Wi-Fi hotspots, and broadband connectivity for students, school staff, and library patrons in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Far too often, students, teachers, and library patrons lack the access they need to broadband and connected devices. This need has become even more apparent during these unprecedented times,” said Jessica Rosenworce...
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  • U.S. Department of Transportation Names Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I Award Recipients

    U.S. Department of Transportation Names Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I Award Recipients | site |



    Nineteen U.S. small businesses will receive approximately $2,850,000 to research and develop innovative solutions to our nation’s transportation challenges


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Transportation press release dated: May 13, 2021)

    Washington - – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced that 19 U.S. small businesses will receive approximately $2,850,000 in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Phase I awards stemming from the Fiscal Year 2021 Phase I Solicitation announced earlier this year. Each year, the SBIR Program awards contracts to small businesses across the country to spur research and commercialization of innovative transportation technologies. A full list of this year’s Phase I awardees is available here. From coast to coast, small busin...
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  • U.S. Education Secretary Cardona Holds Virtual Roundtable with Educators to Discuss the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

    U.S. Education Secretary Cardona Holds Virtual Roundtable with Educators to Discuss the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Education press release dated: May 7, 2021)

    This afternoon, U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona held a virtual roundtable to discuss the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program with educators who have student loans and are participating in the program. The participants included teachers from elementary and secondary schools and an occupational therapist. They shared their personal experiences with the Secretary and provided feedback on ways the Department can make it easier for borrowers to understand the PSLF program, complete their payments, communicate clearly with their loan servicers, and eventually receive loan forgiveness based on their service. Secretary Cardona launched the discussion and listened as the educators shared their stories: "Student loan...
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  • U.S. Office of Personnel Management Authorizes Leave Transfer Program for Feds Affected by 2021 Winter Storm Shirley

    U.S. Office of Personnel Management Authorizes Leave Transfer Program for Feds Affected by 2021 Winter Storm Shirley | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Office of Personnel Management press release dated: March 15, 2021) Washington, D.C. - - The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced today an emergency leave transfer program (ELTP) in response to 2021 Winter Storm Shirley. After coordinating with Federal agencies to assess the impact on employees affected by the Texas Severe Winter Storm February 2021 in the disaster areas, OPM, in consultation with Office of Management and Budget (OMB), has determined that the establishment of an ELTP is warranted. An ELTP permits employees in the executive and judicial branches, or agency leave banks established under 5 U.S.C. 6363, to donate unused annual leave for transfer to employees of the same or other agencies (or the judicial branch) who are adversely affected by a major disaster or eme...
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  • SBA Fact Sheet - - - Changes to Paycheck Protection Program by Biden-Harris Administration Increase Equitable Access to Relief

    U.S. Small Business Administration Fact Sheet: Changes to Paycheck Protection Program by Biden-Harris Administration Increase Equitable Access to Relief | site |



    SBA says "Early indications show program reforms and efforts to engage with communities authentically are working in meaningful ways."


    (Information contained in U.S. Small Business Administration [SBA] press release dated: March 9, 2021)

    Two weeks ago, the Biden-Harris Administration made several reforms to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to further ensure small businesses get the help they need, especially Mom-and-Pop businesses in underserved communities. Putting equity at the center of its policies and programs, the Biden-Harris Administration launched a comprehensive plan to engage small businesses and nonprofits, focusing on building trust in underserved communities. The cornerstone of reforms included a 14-day exclusivity period (February 24-Mar...
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  • Federal Reserve Board announces it will extend its Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility, or PPPLF, by three Months to June 30, 2021

    Federal Reserve Board announces it will extend its Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility, or PPPLF, by three Months to June 30, 2021 | site |



    (Information contained in Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System press release dated: March 8, 2021) The Federal Reserve Board on Monday announced it will extend its Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility, or PPPLF, by three months to June 30, 2021. The extension will provide continued support for the flow of credit to small businesses through the Paycheck Protection Program, or PPP. The PPPLF extends term credit to financial institutions making PPP loans, accepting the PPP loans as collateral. The liquidity provided by the PPPLF helps eligible financial institutions fund additional PPP loans. The PPPLF was established under the Board's 13(3) authority and the extension from March 31 to June 30, 2021, was approved by the Secretary of the Treasury. The other currently active 13(3)...
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    Federal Reserve Board announces it will extend for a final time its Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility, or PPPLF, by an additional Month to July 30, 2021
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    Federal Reserve Board announces it will extend for a final time its Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility, or PPPLF, by an additional Month to July 30, 2021 | site |



    (Information contained in Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System press release dated: June 25, 2021) The Federal Reserve Board on Friday announced it will extend for a final time its Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility, or PPPLF, by an additional month to July 30, 2021. The extension is being made as an operational accommodation to allow additional processing time for banks, community development financial institutions, and other financial institutions to pledge to the facility any Paycheck Protection Program, or PPP, loans approved by the Small Business Administration through the June 30 expiration of the PPP program. The PPPLF extends term credit to financial institutions making PPP loans, accepting the PPP loans as collateral. The liquidity provided ...
    07-14-2021, 08:04 PM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    Federal Communications Commission offers Guidance on Connected Care Pilot Program; Announces 36 newly approved Projects
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Federal Communications Commission offers Guidance on Connected Care Pilot Program; Announces 36 newly approved Projects | site |




    $100 Million Program Will Support Connected Care Service Across Country, Focus on Low-Income and Veteran Patients


    (Information contained in Federal Communications Commission [FCC] press release dated: June 17, 2021) Washington, June 17, 2021 - - Today the Federal Communications Commission approved a Report and Order offering further guidance on the administration of its $100 million Connected Care Pilot Program, including guidance on eligible services, competitive bidding, invoicing, and data reporting for selected participants, which will enable applicants selected for the Pilot Program to begin their projects. Additionally, the FCC this week voted to approve 36 additional pilot projects for a total of over $31 million in funding. The newly selected Pilot projects join an initial set of 23 p...
    06-21-2021, 05:57 PM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Today that Eligible Businesses Can Now Apply for the Aviation Manufacturing Jobs Protection Program
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Today that Eligible Businesses Can Now Apply for the Aviation Manufacturing Jobs Protection Program | site |




    $3 Billion can be used to help cover employee compensation costs for up to six months


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Transportation press release dated: June 15, 2021)

    Washington - - Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the launch of the Aviation Manufacturing Jobs Protection (AMJP) program. The Department is encouraging eligible businesses of all sizes to apply for funding to protect jobs for workers as the industry climbs back from the impacts of the pandemic. This program is funded through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Before the pandemic, the aerospace industry was estimated to employ approximately 2.2 million workers, including 1.2 million who worked in various parts of the supply chai
    ...
    06-18-2021, 06:40 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    Joint Statement by the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Homeland Security on the Expansion of Access to the Central American Minors Program
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Joint Statement by the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Homeland Security on the Expansion of Access to the Central American Minors Program | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State's Office of the Spokesperson press release media note dated: June 15, 2021)


    The following joint statement was released by Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas.

    Begin Text: The Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration have been making progress toward reinstituting and improving the Central American Minors (CAM) program since our agencies launched the first phase of its reopening on March 10. As part of this focus on a responsible, phased approach, we continue to reopen cases that were closed when CAM was terminated in 2018. This is just one component of the Pres
    ...
    06-16-2021, 07:56 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Small Business Administration provides information about the Community Navigator Pilot Program Information Webinar
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Small Business Administration provides information about the Community Navigator Pilot Program Information Webinar | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Small Business Administration press release dated: June 3, 2021)


    Washington - - On May 27, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Public Private Strategies Institute (PPSI) held an educational webinar about the Community Navigator Pilot Program –a $100 million competitive grant program to strengthen outreach to businesses in underserved communities enacted through the American Rescue Plan.

    More than 1,600 participants spanning the nation joined the session intended for nonprofit organizations, state, local, and tribal governments, SBA resource partners, and other community organizations. Participants heard from the following panelists:
    • SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman (by video)
    • Renée Johnson, Senior Advisor, Public Private Strategies & Moderator
    • Mark
    ...
    06-09-2021, 04:36 AM

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