What We Know About the New Stimulus Deal So Far

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What We Know About the New Stimulus Deal So Far

December 21, 2020

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What We Know About the New Stimulus Deal So Far

On Sunday, December 20, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer signaled that Congress had reached deal on a $900 billion COVID relief package. Details are still emerging, but here’s what we currently know on some high-priority topics for the JBF community. Note: this is not a comprehensive list of the assistance provided by the bill.

While this deal does not include direct relief for restaurants, it is our understanding that it will include changes to the PPP including:

For a division-by-division summary of the COVID-19 relief provisions, click here.

We will be updating this post as we learn more. You can read more about what the new package means for the food industry here.

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