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Washington D.C. On Thursday, December 10, 2020, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, will convene a hearing titled, “Small Business in Crisis: The 2020 Paycheck Protection Program and its Future.”
 
The hearing will be live-streamed on the committee’s website here.
 
Witnesses:
 
Mr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President – American Action Forum
Ms. Dafina Williams, Senior Vice President, Public Policy – Opportunity Finance Network
Mr. Thomas G. Zernick, President of SBA Lending – First Home Bank 
Ms. Iman McFarland, Chief Operating Officer/Co-Owner – 21st Century Expo Group, Inc. 
 
Hearing Details:
Small Business in Crisis: The 2020 Paycheck Protection Program and its Future.
Thursday, December 10, 2020
10:00 a.m. EST
301 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C.
 
This hearing will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP), the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of Members, witnesses, staff and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the hearing room.
 
Press is limited to pool coverage only. For coverage information, please contact the appropriate gallery:
 
Senate Print Gallery: 202-224-0241
Senate Radio/TV Gallery: 202-224-6421
Senate Periodicals Gallery: 202-224-0265
Senate Photographers’ Gallery: 202-224-6548
 
Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing. We encourage the public to utilize the Committee’s livestream of the hearing, available on the website at sbc.senate.gov.