July 29, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Recommendations & Requirements

There are a lot of questions about testing, and when an individual can go back to work. Is another test needed? Here is the latest guidance from the Alabama Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
June 22, 2020

SBA and Treasury Announce New EZ and Revised Full Forgiveness Applications for the Paycheck Protection Program

June 17, 2020 WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, posted a revised, […]
June 21, 2020

SBA Disaster Loan Portal Accepting Applications Again

On Monday, June 15, the SBA reopened the EIDL and EIDL Advance program portal to all eligible applicants (previously open only to […]
June 10, 2020

Web Call (June 10): Ken Smith, Chamber Research Director

Ken Smith is the Director of Research at the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber. He shared new information about Huntsville’s economy and […]
June 8, 2020

President Trump signs PPP Flexibility Act

SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin issued this statement on June 8 following the enactment of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act.
June 8, 2020

USPTO Launches COVID-19 Response Resource Center

The United States Patent & Trademark Office has launched a new resource center that allows users to easily view information on a number of critical initiatives to aid the public throughout the ongoing crisis.
May 20, 2020

Web Call (May 20): State Senator Arthur Orr

State Senator Arthur Orr joined us to talk about the largest Education Trust Fund budget the Legislature has recently passed.
May 20, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program Loans – FAQ (Updated May 19)

Here is updated guidance to address borrower and lender questions.
May 18, 2020

Event Safety Alliance Posts Reopening Guide

Here is information to help event professionals.
May 15, 2020

Updated Guidance from CDC for Businesses & Workplaces

The Centers for Disease Control has shared new information for preparing your workplaces and employees to operate safely during COVID-19.
May 13, 2020

Web Call (May 13): Huntsville Area Association of Realtors

On May 13, Josh McFall, CEO of the Huntsville Area Association of Realtors, joined us to talk about the local housing market and what kind of impact COVID-19 has had on it.
May 11, 2020

Web Call (May 11): Reopening of Restaurants

Mindy Hanan, President/CEO of the Alabama Restaurant and Hospitality Association (AHRA), joined us for our daily Zoom conference call to discuss the "Alabama Restaurant Promise" campaign.
May 11, 2020

Alabama Restaurant Promise campaign

The Alabama Restaurant & Hospitality Association (ARHA) has announced its Alabama Restaurant Promise campaign. The purpose is to help restaurants […]
May 8, 2020

Gov. Ivey announces easing of restrictions in “Safer at Home” order

This includes the ability for restaurants, bars, salons and gyms to reopen, but they must take precautions to do so safely. Here are some of the key points.