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    Thursday, April 02, 2020
    My Fellow Coloradans,   COVID-19’s impact on Colorado has been widespread and its effects on the Colorado business community have been particularly profound. Many businesses are faced with finding ways to pay employees and expenses in the face of this major economic interruption.   Last week, the U.S. Congress passed a $2 trillion economic stimulus package called the CARES Act.  It includes ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, April 01, 2020
    Economic impact payments: What you need to knowCheck IRS.gov for the latest information: No action needed by most people at this time   IR-2020-61   WASHINGTON – The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Wednesday, April 01, 2020
       Support Resources for Colorado Businesses During COVID-19            Dear Business Partners:  COVID-19’s impact on Colorado has been widespread and its effects on our business community have been particularly profound.  A key portion of the CARES act is the Paycheck Protection Program which allocates $349 billion in forgivable loans to help small businesses, independent contractors and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, March 31, 2020
    ALERT: #IRS will not call to request any personal or financial information for you to get an economic impact payment. If you get such a call -- HANG UP. See official updates at www.irs.gov/coronavirus   #IRS will share details about the economic impact payment as soon as it’s available. The IRS will not call or email you asking for information on these checks. It’s a scam. Be informed:  ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Monday, March 30, 2020
    Colorado Unemployment Impact Continues Like during the Great Recession, unemployment benefits are now taking on a critical, expanded role during the double-barrel crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic chaos that has spun off from it. The increase in need in Colorado is already staggering. During the week ending March 21, 19,745 Coloradans filed new unemployment claims. That shattered ...read more
    Categories: Economic
    Monday, March 30, 2020
    Trump Extends Social Distancing Guidelines President Donald Trump announced on Sunday that nationwide social distancing guidelines would be extended through April 30, after previously pushing to reopen the country in time for Easter, two weeks earlier. The "stop the spread" guidelines - which urge Americans to work or attend school from home, avoid gatherings larger than 10 people, and refrain ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Friday, March 20, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  North Metro Arts Alliance Contact: Becky Silver AAR River Gallery Email: Beckyesilver@aol.com Web: www.nmarts.net  INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONSIn response to COVID-19 the NMAA produces PPE  Friday, March 20 – The Board of the North Metro Arts Alliance voted on Friday evening to support a private sector solution to address the low supply of personal protective equipment. ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
       Summary of Latest Congressional Action on Coronavirus Response On March 14, the House of Representatives passedthe U.S. Chamber of Commerce supported, Families First Coronavirus Response Act. President Trump has announced his support for the bill and it is expected to pass the Senate early next week. Secretary Mnuchin has announced that there will be additional technical corrections to the ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Political, Papers/Research
    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    FDIC: Insured Bank Deposits are Safe; Beware of Potential Scams Using the Agency's NameFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia Contact:Julianne Fisher Breitbeil (202) 898-6895JBreitbeil@FDIC.govWASHINGTON — In light of recent developments related to the coronavirus, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is reminding Americans that FDIC-insured banks remain the safest place to keep their money. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Sunday, March 15, 2020
    Summary of Latest Congressional Action on Coronavirus Response On March 14, the House of Representatives passed the U.S. Chamber of Commerce supported, Families First Coronavirus Response Act. President Trump has announced his support for the bill and it is expected to pass the Senate early next week. Secretary Mnuchin has announced that there will be additional technical corrections to the bill ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Friday, March 13, 2020
    Westminster to close most city facilities as of Saturday, March 14In a proactive effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Colorado and in response to the President’s Declaration of a National Emergency and the Governor’s Declaration of a State Emergency, the following closures and cancellations are in effect for the city:Parks, recreation and librariesEffective Saturday, March 14, all Park, ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Wednesday, March 11, 2020
    State Labor Department Releases Emergency Rules on Paid Sick Leave for COVID-19   DENVER - Today the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) published emergency rules which temporarily require employers in certain industries to provide a small amount of paid sick leave to employees with flu-like symptoms while awaiting COVID-19 testing. The emergency rules take effect today ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, March 11, 2020
     BACKGROUNDCOVID-19, originally known as 2019-nCoV, is a strain of a large family of coronaviruses which can be transmitted from animals to humans. It was first identified as the cause of a respiratory illness outbreak in Wuhan, China in late 2019. SYMPTOMSCOVID-19 symptoms are similar to the cold or flu, and may take up to 14 days to appear after exposure to the virus. Be vigilant as severe cases ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Tuesday, February 11, 2020
    Fifty-Fifth Annual  Colorado Business Economic Outlook 2020 CU Leeds School of Business Full Text
    Categories: Chamber, Papers/Research, Economic