Wednesday, May 06, 2020
Congressman Cleaver Fights Disparity In Coronavirus Federal Stimulus Funding
The scramble for federal stimulus is intense as local biz confront a dramatically altered economic environment after COVID-19 lockdown.
Accordingly, Kansas City's top ranking politico advocates for biz within his community.
"Kansas City, Missouri, Congressman Emanuel Cleaver organized a conference call with local salons and barbershops to discuss the concerns.”I heard from them horror stories about their inability to access those dollars,” Cleaver said of Missouri’s 5th Congressional District. ”We're seeing disparity in the recipients of the money."
Check the links:
Congressman Cleaver: Some minority business owners unable to access federal funding
Northeast News: Kansas City leaders seek diversity data in SBA lending programs
Youtube: Virtual Town Hall with Congressman Emanuel Cleaver
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