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Mar 24, 2021 | Coronavirus Update
FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, March 24, 2021

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen painted an optimistic picture of the economy Tuesday, saying that while 10 million people still remain jobless, "we may see a return to full employment next year."

Mar 23, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
Senate taking up PPP extension this week

With the Senate expected to vote this week on House-passed legislation to extend the Paycheck Protection Program, ICBA is urging community bankers to contact their senators in support

Mar 23, 2021 | Coronavirus Update
FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, March 23, 2021

The second batch of Covid-19 stimulus checks will be issued this week, the Biden administration announced Monday, with many of the payments expected to come via paper check or prepaid debit card and additional batches will be made weekly going forward.

Mar 22, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
SBA opening shuttered venue grant applications April 8

The SBA launched an online portal to receive Shuttered Venue Operators Grant applications when the application period begins April 8. The program offers $16 billion in grants for eligible live venues.

Mar 19, 2021 | Coronavirus Update
FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, March 19, 2021

Covid-19 cases are rising by more than 10% in 14 states this week compared to last week, with half of those states rising by more than 20%, and while nationally the number of new cases has continued to decline the trend is not down for all states.

Mar 18, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
90M EIPs disbursed this week

The Treasury Department and IRS said they disbursed roughly 90 million Economic Impact Payments this week.