APRIL’S TRISTATE TALKING NEWS – A SNAPSHOT FROM AROUND THE REGION

SPECIAL FEATURE STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD!
 

IS A GLOBAL DEBT CRISIS COMING?  

Total worldwide debt is expected to continue growing over the coming months, despite having just climbed to a fresh all-time high.

 

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ANOTHER ROUNDUP OF POSITIVE UPDATES ON THE COVID OUTBREAKS FROM AROUND THE WORLD:  Last week, we published a list of ten positive updates on the COVID-19 outbreaks from around the world.  Since the article has been viewed millions of times, we thought we would go ahead and publish another round -up of optimistic occurrences to keep your spirits up.

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A SNAPSHOT OF WHAT’S HAPPENING NATIONALLY!

AMERICANS INCREASINGLY EXPECT ECONOMIC RECESSION: In a little less than two weeks, the percentage of Americans who believe an economic recession is very likely to occur in the U.S. because of the COVID-19 virus has increased from 38% to 61%.
 

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LIST OF CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) SMALL BUSINESS RELIEF PROGRAMS:  

Small businesses have been hit hard by mandatory closures and safety measures required to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).  

 

 

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YOUR MARCH 2020 NEWS BULLETIN BRIEF FROM THE…

TENNESSEE

TENNESSEE SMALL BUSINESSES TO GAIN ACCESS TO SBA LOANS TO WHETHER COVID-19 CRISIS: 
Tennessee small businesses affected by COVID-19 could be able to access loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration to help them mitigate related losses, Gov. Bill Lee announced Wednesday.

 
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TENNESSEE’S 2020 TURKEY SEASON WILL BE OPEN FOR BUSINESS: The 2020 spring turkey hunting season is set to be open for business in Tennessee beginning Saturday, April 4. Turkey hunting is an excellent way to keep social distance, enjoy the outdoors, and take part in a popular activity which has seen tremendous growth in recent years.
 
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The TSMSDC MBEIC chairperson and board member, Tera Vazquez, president of Guy Brown, donated 85,000 3-ply facemasks and 1,600 of N95 masks to Vanderbilt Medical Center, in Nashville.    
It is so typical of her generosity, especially during this critical time in the fight of COVID-19!
KENTUCKY

SBA OFFERS DISASTER ASSISTANCE TO KENTUCKY SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMICALLY IMPACTED BY CORONAVIRUS:
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Kentucky small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza announced recently.

 
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KET CHANGES PROGRAMMING TO HELP WITH AT-HOME LEARNING:  Kentucky Educational Television is changing its daytime lineup to help students with at-home learning.
 
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WEST VIRGINIA

WV SMALL BUSINESSES ABLE TO APPLY FOR DISASTER ASSISTANCE FUNDING: 
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) offers low-interest federal disaster working capital loans to West Virginia small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ALPHA TECHNOLOGIES INITIATIVE OFFERS COST-FREE SUPPORT TO BUSINESSES WITH REMOTE WORKERS:    Alpha Technologies of Hurricane on Monday announced an initiative designed to provide small- to medium-sized businesses across West Virginia with the capacity and bandwidth needed to support remote workers..


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