DENVER (CBS4) – Rep. Jason Crow (CO-Sixth District) is certainly one of a number of lawmakers who need to add one other $250 billion for the Paycheck Safety Program. The mortgage is supposed to assist small companies maintain their employees on the payroll.
He’s additionally making an attempt to safe a further $60 billion in catastrophe aid grants and loans.
Crow is pushing for $225 million to assist the Small Enterprise Administration course of mounds of functions.
“What we’ve to do proper now could be give them further sources cash but additionally hiring authority to carry new employees on board, to construct out their web sites and to get larger bandwith, to really have the flexibility to interrupt by means of this bottleneck of functions to assist get that cash out the door,” Crow mentioned.
He additionally informed CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd he’s urging congressional leaders to carry members again to Washington, D.C. to approve the extra funding immediately, even when some lawmakers need to vote by proxy.
Sen. Cory Gardner referred to as for motion Sunday saying the fund can’t proceed to “sit empty.”
It is unacceptable to let this fund sit empty any longer. Congress should put aside the partisan rancor and put American employees first. pic.twitter.com/ySmQ33iTUK
— Cory Gardner (@SenCoryGardner) April 19, 2020