Office for Victims of Crime Awards Funds to Support Victims of Mass Shooting at Marshall County High School

WASHINGTON, DC – The Justice Department’s Office for Victims of Crime, a division of the Office of Justice Programs, today announced it has awarded a $408,599 Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program grant to the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet to assist victims of the 2018 mass shooting at Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky.… Read full story

BBB Business Tip: U.S. Employers’ Rights and Responsibilities During Coronavirus Crisis

Business owners are being challenged by a rapidly changing work environment due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. State officials are implementing policies that affect businesses, consumers, and employees daily. Here is a brief overview of businesses’ rights and responsibilities concerning employment issues and creating a safe workplace.… Read full story

Brown, Schatz Call on SBA To Prioritize Smaller PPP Loans

Senators Demand Answers From Mnuchin, SBA On Unfair Loan Distribution Process

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) – Ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, and Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI) yesterday called on Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza to prioritize smaller banks and smaller loans in the Paycheck Protection Program.… Read full story