Newt’s World – Episode 193: What’s Next for America’s Small Businesses?

America’s Small Businesses are arguably the hardest hit by the pandemic shutdowns. The U.S. Small Business Administration has released a second round of the Paycheck Protection Program as of January 2021.  Will it help Main Street survive?  Newt’s guest is Elaine Parker, President of the Job Creators Network Foundation.


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Guest: Elaine Parker

Job Creators Network

Job Creators Network

Job Creators Network Foundation

U.S. Small Business Administration

Second Round of Paycheck Protection Program Loans

Find Eligible Lenders

Small Businesses Affected by Pandemic

Small Businesses and Women Especially Need America to Reopen – Job Creators Network

Track the Recovery Economic Tracker

Yelp Data Shows 60% of Business Closures Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic are Now Permanent – CNBC

Yelp: Local Economic Impact Report

Small Business Owners Still Feel Pain of Pandemic and Fear More to Come – U.S. Chamber of Commerce

8 Occupations Hit Hardest by the Pandemic in 2020 – AARP

Paycheck Protection Program

What You Need to Know About the Second Round of PPP Funding – Job Creators Network

Paycheck Protection Program Update – Job Creators Network

$15 Minimum Wage

Contradicting Her Own Claim, Yellen Says Minimum Wage Hike Would Result in ‘Minimal’ Job Loss – Free Beacon

$15 Minimum Wage: Eliminates Up to 3.7 Million Jobs – Job Creators Network

Democrats in Congress Introduce Bill to Raise Minimum Wage To $15, Job Creators Network Reacts

Biden's Proposal to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 Could Kill Up to 3.7M Jobs, CBO Estimates – Washington Examiner

Restaurant Owners Feel Burnt by Minimum Wage Push, Lack of Direct COVID-19 Relief – Roll Call

Biden’s American Rescue Plan

What’s included in the American Rescue Plan? – Job Creators Network

Keystone Pipeline

Job Creators Network Opposes Biden Plan to Cancel Keystone Pipeline

Job Loss Joe – Job Creators Network

Biden’s Made in America

Executive Order on Ensuring the Future Is Made in All of America by All of America’s Workers

President Biden to Sign Executive Order Strengthening Buy American Provisions, Ensuring Future of America is Made in America by All of America’s Workers

Trump’s Economic Successes

Trump Leaves Mark as One of the Most Consequential One-Term Presidents – Washington Times

Donald Trump Had an Economic Record That Will Be Remembered – The Hill

Trump and the American Future