Federal Lawmakers attempt to improve on CARES Act upon return to Capitol Hill Many businesses that received PPP loans are having difficulty rehiring workers in time as was stipulated in the CARES Act. Senator Schumer failed to pass legislation today that would provide new transparency and oversight of the PPP, EIDL, and debt relief programs. ... Read More
Join us in welcoming Thomas Young to our team as an Associate! Thomas will be primarily working on managing our economic development portfolio, providing legislative analysis, and supporting our advocacy work. We’re glad to have him here! Federal U.S. Treasury To Borrow $3 Trillion In 3 Months To Pay For Pandemic The U.S Treasury Department ... Read More
Bellevue Strategies, LLC announces hiring of Thomas Young, Associate Young’s hire brings additional state government experience and resources to Bellevue team Bellevue Strategies announced today that Thomas Young will be joining the firm as an Associate, supporting and enhancing the firm’s service government relations capabilities in Harrisburg and Philadelphia. “We’re proud to have Thomas joining ... Read More
Federal College Athletes Are Now Closer To Getting Paid After NCAA Board OKs Plan The NCAA board said it supports a rule change that will allow student-athletes to profit from their name, image, and likeness, so long as the college or university they attend does not pay them directly. Athletics will not be able to ... Read More
Federal The Legal Fight Between Insurers and Businesses Is Expanding A litigation campaign against the country’s property insurers that began with celebrity chefs and their restaurants know includes a nonprofit focused on fighting anti-Semitism. The plaintiff is the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles, an educational and human-rights advocacy business that has been closed to ... Read More
If you missed our webinar related to COVID-19 Federal and City regulations and questions, featuring City Councilmember At-Large Katherine Gilmore Richardson and Jack Groake, you can click through the slide right here.
Federal House leadership: Next funding package on COVID-19 likely to target states, not hospitals During a call with reporters today, Democratic House Leaders said that the next bill will have to include money for state and local governments. The House was originally expected to return next week, but House leadership scrapped that idea after talks ... Read More
Federal White House to announce testing partnership with drugstore chains Several national retailers, including CVS Health, are set to announce a significant expansion of self-swab coronavirus testing efforts. CVS expects to have 1,000 testing locations that can conduct 1.5 million tests per month up and running by the end of May, if enough supplies and ... Read More
Federal IRS says about 88M Americans have gotten stimulus payments About $158 billion was distributed to nearly 88.2 million taxpayers nationwide over the first three weeks of the program, which was enacted to help individuals and families in the coronavirus pandemic. Most of those receiving the payments filed their tax returns this year or last ... Read More
Federal House approves $484 Billion Aid Package Secretary DeVos Makes Available Over $13 Billion in Emergency Coronavirus Relief to Support Continued Education for K-12 Students In a press release today, Secretary Devos said that “education leaders will have the flexibility to use funds from the Elementary and Secondary School Education Relief Fund (ESSER Fund) for ... Read More
#PHLConnectED will connect thousands of K-12 student households with internet service. The program will offer eligible households up to two years of high-speed internet. Participants will not pay any out-of-pocket expenses or installation fees.