Danielle Kurtzleben

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Violence Erupts As Outrage Over George Floyd's Death Spills Into A New Week

Monday, June 01, 2020

In Minneapolis, where Floyd died, a semitrailer drove into a crowd of protesters on an interstate. Authorities in Kentucky say a man was killed as security forces confronted a crowd early Monday.

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Tensions Flare Near White House In Protests Sparked By George Floyd's Death

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Protesters in Washington, D.C., marched to the White House to protest the death of George Floyd in police custody, where they clashed with the Secret Service.

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Why The Small Business Rescue Program Has Slowed Way Down

Thursday, May 28, 2020

The first round of Paycheck Protection Program funding ran out in days, but the second pot of money has more than $140 billion left after a month. Some business owners decided the PPP wasn't for them.

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How Small Businesses Could Prepare For Reopening, Continued

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

NPR's politics and economics reporter answers listener questions about what small businesses should be ready for as states slowly reopen their economies.

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How Small Businesses Could Prepare For Reopening

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

NPR's politics and economics reporter answers listener questions about what small businesses should be ready for as states slowly reopen their economies.

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What Happened Today: Unemployment Keeps Rising, Economy Questions

Thursday, May 21, 2020

NPR's economics correspondent answers listener questions about unemployment and the state of the U.S. economy during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Are You Ready To Go Back To Work? Share Your Story

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Millions of Americans have lost work and money due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, some businesses are reopening. Are you ready to go back to normal life? NPR wants to hear your story.

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His New Amazon Warehouse Job Got Him Something He Really Wanted From His Previous Job

Thursday, May 14, 2020

The hourly pay at Amazon is much lower than what Theodore Johnson earned as a massage therapist, but the new job comes with a key benefit he didn't have before.

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Minority-Owned Small Businesses Were Supposed To Get Priority. They May Not Have

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The CARES Act required the Small Business Administration to tell banks to prioritize underserved communities for coronavirus relief loans. That didn't happen, a new inspector general's report found.

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Women Bear The Brunt Of Coronavirus Job Losses

Saturday, May 09, 2020

Before the coronavirus crisis, there were briefly more women on American payrolls than men. That's no longer true. Women accounted for 55% of the increase in job losses last month.

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Not-So-Small Businesses Continue To Benefit From PPP Loans

Monday, May 04, 2020

SBA data show that demand is still very high for the loans, and that smaller amounts are going out this time. But large, multimillion-dollar loans are still eating up a good chunk of the money.

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Here's How The Small Business Loan Program Went Wrong In Just 4 Weeks

Monday, May 04, 2020

Not-so-small companies like Shake Shack and organizations like the LA Lakers were able to get loans that were meant for suffering small businesses. What happened?

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Scram Big Banks: Small Lenders Take Over SBA Lending Program (For A Night)

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

The SBA chief announced that only small banks will be given access to the Payroll Protection Program for eight hours, after heavy criticism that the program had given money to well-known businesses.

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Small Businesses Say Rescue Loans Come With Too Many Strings Attached

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Business owners lucky enough to get the federal rescue funds are wrestling with paying their employees, even when their doors are closed.

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Coronavirus Updates: CDC Identifies New Coronavirus Symptoms

Monday, April 27, 2020

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has added new symptoms to the list of those seen in people with the coronavirus. NPR political and science reporters update on the latest coronavirus news.

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Small Business Loans Site Crashes On First Day Of Reopening

Monday, April 27, 2020

Bankers tell NPR that the SBA's portal wouldn't allow them to enter the loan application information that is needed to access the PPP program.

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Businesses Are Struggling To Use Paycheck Protection Program Money

Friday, April 24, 2020

Congress just passed an additional $321 billion worth of spending for the Paycheck Protection Program. But even when some small businesses receive the aid money, they're not sure how to use it.

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Job Losses Higher Among People Of Color During Coronavirus Pandemic

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Black, Latino and Asian American workers have lost jobs at a faster clip than white employees from the massive layoffs sweeping through the restaurant, hotel and home health industries.

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Data Of Nearly 8,000 Small Businesses May Have Been Exposed, SBA Says

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

"Personal identifiable information" was potentially exposed to other businesses via an online lending application portal, a spokesperson for the Small Business Administration told NPR.

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What Happened Today: New Relief Bill, Economy Questions

Monday, April 20, 2020

An NPR political correspondent describes the latest federal government efforts to pass another relief bill for small businesses and answers listener questions about the economy during the pandemic.

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