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MEDIA ADVISORY: Chairman Rubio, Senator Collins Unveil Sweeping Small Business Emergency Economic Relief Plan

Mar 18, 2020 | Press Releases

Washington, D.C. — At approximately 3:000 pm EDT today in the Senate Radio/TV Gallery, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), a senior member of the Appropriations Committee and the Health Committee, will hold a press conference to unveil the Restoring Economic Security, Confidence and User Endurance (RESCUE) Businesses Act of 2020, a $300 billion small business emergency economic relief plan that will help small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic make payroll and cover expenses.

Members of the media planning to attend must RSVP to

The press conference will be live streamed on the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship’s Twitter account here.

Following the press conference, Tony Wilkinson, President and CEO of the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (NAGGL), and Todd McCracken, President of the National Small Business Association (NSBA), will take questions from the media outside the Senate Radio/TV Gallery (S-325).

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Rubio, Collins Hold Press Conference on RESCUE Businesses Act of 2020
Approximately 3:00 pm EDT
Senate Radio/TV Gallery (S-325)
Washington, D.C.

Background on Rubio Small Business Relief Efforts