Federal and State News

Keep up to date on the latest news to help support your business or the latest laws passed that affect your business.

Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Restaurant Revitalization Fund

May 3, 2021, 4:00:00 PM

If you are a business owner in the food industry, please review more information on how the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) may support your pandemic-related revenue loss. Registration for the SBA application portal will begin on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 9 am ET. Applications will open on Monday, May 3, 2021, at noon ET.

SVOG Grant

SBA to Reopen Shuttered Venue Operators Grants for Applications on April 24 at 12:30 p.m. EDT

April 24, 2021, 4:30:00 AM

The SBA portal has been having issues with their website, but it's finally time to view the website to see if you or you know a fellow business owner who would qualify for this grant.

NYS COVID-19 Vaccination

NY DOL Issues Some Guidance On COVID-19 Vaccination Leave

March 12, 2021, 5:00:00 AM

Dear Friends, Members & Supporters, if you are not aware yet, NYS requires employers to provide up to four hours of paid leave upon request to employees who work in the state of New York and are scheduled to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Under the law, an employee is entitled to this paid leave for each dose of the vaccine that the employee receives. For more information, please see this helpful article which also provides the PDF attachment if you want to print the official article released by NY DOL.