April 15, 2020
In just 24 hours, retail advocates have sent more than 3,360 messages to 394 lawmakers on Capitol Hill sharing 3 way Congress can help retailers now. It’s imperative that Congress hear the collective voice of retail right now as they craft the next wave of legislation to provide COVID-19 relief. It’s not too late to share this message with Congress today using NRF’s action link.
- Increase funding to loan and financial assistance programs that help retailers of all sizes retain employees and remain solvent.
- Extend the Payment Protection Program (PPP) so it covers the worst months of the economic slowdown.
- Allow businesses with closed locations to use loans for rents and utilities.