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Small Business Aid Push Blocked; 6.6 Million More Jobless Claims

While we were on our weekly call it was announced that Senate Republicans' plan to boost the federal small business loan program by $250 billion hit a stumbling block today. Democratic leaders prevented it from passing the chamber with unanimous consent. Members of both parties and the Trump administration are worried the beleaguered program may run dry before enough businesses can benefit from it, Democrats are looking... more »

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What are essential personnel, supply chains or operations? trending idea

I am writing to pose industry specific questions about terminal operations during these trying times, especially as government orders are issued that may affect terminal operations. When such orders are given, they usually include language excepting "essential" personnel, supply chains, and operations.

• Is there guidance on what products are deemed part of "essential supply chains" (i.e. gasoline, chemicals for water... more »

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