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PHILADELPHIA — A bipartisan group of members of Congress from southeastern Pennsylvania is pressing for hospitals with the greatest short-term need – including Philadelphia hospitals – to get federal funding priority during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) introduced the Access to Credit for Small Businesses Impacted by the COVID-19 Crisis Act Friday, a bill to exempt credit union business loans related to the COVID-19 pandemic from the member business lending cap for three years.
A forthcoming House bill would eliminate credit unions’ member business lending cap for three years on all loans related to helping small businesses weather the coronavirus crisis.
U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) led a bipartisan group of 62 lawmakers in requesting federal relief eligibility for local chambers of commerce, which continue helping small businesses navigate the current economic downturn spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reps. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.), Don Young (R-Alaska) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.) announced a bill today exempting all credit union member business loans made during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) disaster from the member business lending cap for three years.
Democratic U.S. Reps. Dwight Evans, Brendan Boyle, and Madeleine Dean and Republican Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick sent a request Friday to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services asking for support for safety-net hospitals — including those in the Philadelphia region — that are at risk of experiencing patient surges.
A new bipartisan bill aims to help fresh graduates deal with their student loans by deferring them for up to three years.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, PA — Community testing for coronavirus will continue in Montgomery County, officials announced on Thursday.
Although the site at Temple University-Ambler is now closed, a new site will open next week at Montgomery County Community College's campus in Whitpain Township.
Montgomery County will keep its mass drive-thru COVID-19 testing site open until late May, though it will be relocated to the Montgomery County Community College campus, county commissioners announced Thursday.