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Led by Maryland's Ben Cardin, Senate extends small business coronavirus relief program

1 day ago   |   By Baltimore Sun

Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin and other Democrats drove a temporary extension of a popular subsidy program for small businesses through the GOP-controlled Senate late Tuesday.
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Senate extends small business coronavirus relief program

1 day ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Democrats drove a temporary extension of a popular subsidy program for small businesses through the GOP-controlled Senate late Tuesday, an unexpected development that came as spikes in coronavirus cases in many states are causing renewed shutdowns of bars and other businesses.
The move by Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin came hours before a deadline for applying for the program, which was created in March and modified twice since. Cardin, the top Democrat on the Small Business Committee, asked for unanimous approval of the extension of the Paycheck Protection Program through Aug...
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