Paycheck Protection Program

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Colorado small businesses that missed first round of federal coronavirus relief anxiously queue up again

As another $310 billion in forgivable Small Business Administration loans open up, confusion continues to reign.

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Colorado’s $7.4 billion share of “forgivable” coronavirus loans includes handful of multimillion-dollar payouts

41,635 small businesses in Colorado received federal Paycheck Protection Program loans, but thousands were left out. Congress is working to add $310 billion to the fund.

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Colorado’s craft beer industry is sobered as brewers predict mass closures if social distancing continues

Breweries faced a tough road in 2020 before the coronavirus, now one forecast suggests 60% of breweries won’t make it to June

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Small businesses in Colorado’s high country say the federal coronavirus stimulus has left them empty handed

Employers in the state are facing defaults on leases and the prospect of losing all of their workers. The Small Business Administration says more funding may be on the way -- if Congress acts.

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$5.8 billion in potentially forgivable federal loans approved for Colorado small businesses in first 11 days

The money is part of the $349 billion fund set aside by Congress to help employers retain workers. Two thirds of the money has now been claimed nationwide.

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Keep your workers, the loan is forgiven: How Colorado banks are coordinating a massive coronavirus lifeline

The $349 billion for the federal Paycheck Protection Program is meant to "pause" the financial impact of operating in the time of the coronavirus.