Legislature gives second-round approval to small business emergency grant program
12 Apr 2022
LINCOLN, Neb. — A bill that would offer financial help to struggling small businesses has advanced through the second round in the Nebraska legislature.
LB 598 from Lincoln Senator Anna Wishart would organize an existing pandemic relief program within the state Department of Economic Development under the Businesses Innovation Act, and make it available in the future to eligible businesses in the event of a natural disaster, pandemic, or other declared emergency.
As 2021 ended, the global coronavirus pandemic continued to surge with a new variant — once again causing restrictions on personal and business activities. Despite this, as we looked at the year-end economic numbers, we saw surprising growth. According to the Commerce Department, the U.S. GDP grew at a...
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Entrepreneur Janna Ronert, founder of the company IMAGE Skincare and co-founder of Hush & Hush, was invited to join a virtual conversation with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The event took place on April 6 at the College of Business Howard Hawks Hall. Ronert has been featured for being a part...