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MEDIA ADVISORY: Chairman Rubio, Senator Collins Unveil Sweeping Small Business Emergency Economic Relief Plan
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 RubioPressShop@rubio.senate.gov
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)
Background on Rubio Small Business Relief Efforts
- March 12, 2020: Chairman Rubio to Introduce Bill to Help Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus.
- March 12, 2020: Now: Rubio Chairs Hearing on the Coronavirus and America’s Small Business Supply Chain.
- March 12, 2020: Rubio: The Case for a Coronavirus Supply-Side Stimulus.
- March 6, 2020: Rubio, Cardin Write SBA to Ensure Small Businesses Affected by Coronavirus Receive Disaster Loans.
- March 4, 2020: Rubio Statement on Florida Funding, Small Business Provisions in Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental.
- March 3, 2020: Rubio Names Prestige Ameritech as Senate Small Business of the Week.