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Mayor Adams Takes Measures to Support Small Businesses and Independent Venues – nyc.gov

March 24, 2022

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With COVID Case Counts Low and Vaccination Rates at Record Heights, Mayor Announces Next Step in NYC’S Economic Recovery and Pandemic Response

New Order Follows Mayor Adams’ Recent Statement on Mask Requirements for 2-4-Year-Olds, Removal of Mask Mandate for K-12 Public School Students, and Suspension of Aspects of Key to NYC

NEW YORK – With COVID-19 case …….

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Gov. Wolf Calls on General Assembly to Provide Immediate Support to Small Businesses – pa.gov

Governor Tom Wolf was joined by Representative Joseph Hohenstein, Senator Tina Tartaglione and local business leaders to call on Pennsylvania’s Republican-led General Assembly to immediately use $1.7 billion in unspent American Rescue Plan Act dollars to help Pennsylvania families and small businesses that are hurting right now from inflation and rising prices.

“Families and businesses all across Pennsylvania are facing economic challenges as inflation g…….

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Mayor Bowser Supports Black Businesses Through the $4 Million Commercial Property Acquisition Fund | mayormb – Executive Office of the Mayor

(Washington, DC) Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development announced the inaugural awardees of the Commercial Property Acquisition Fund, a program that provides eligible businesses down payment assistance for the acquisition of commercial property in the District. The first two awardees are Tsunami Hair Studio in Ward 7 and The Spice Suite in Ward 4 moving to Ward 5. Through the Commercial Property Acquisition Fund, DC-based businesses…….

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Centennial’s effort to boost local businesses is back: ‘Spark Centennial’ program helps businesses adapt to customers who want experiences – Centennial Citizen

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The shift in American consumerism toward preferring experiences rather than products or things has weighed on Centennial city officials’ minds over the past few years, and the city is pushing forward with another round of its program to help local businesses adapt.

It’s more than just an effort to lend a hand to local shops — local governments depend on sales-tax revenue, and when the economy changes, c…….

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Connecticut monitors cybersecurity threats to local businesses – Westfair Online

Gov. Ned Lamont provided an update on Connecticut’s efforts to improve cybersecurity during a March 9 press conference at Fairfield University.

Lamont said that his background in telecommunications made him cognizant of the potential damage of a cyberattack.

“Our first tabletop exercise in the emergency operations center was simulated cyberattacks on a regional basis, since cyber threats don’t respect borders,” he recalled. “It was a simulat…….