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COVID-19 Update: Federal Government Debuts Families First Coronavirus Response Act, Michigan Extends Tax Deadline, and More

March 19, 2020


R.J. King

The Detroit Regional Chamber is launching a COVID-19 Tele-Town Hall Series to address concerns and disruptions caused by the coronavirus. The regular Tele-Town Halls will feature state federal leaders at the front lines of policy change as well as subject matter experts who can help regional business navigate the risks. Following each presentation, there will be a question and answer session with the guest speaker.

Confirmed speakers include Jeff Donofrio from the State of Michigan, Brian Calley, from the Small Business Association of Michigan, U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, and U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens. Chamber leaders will moderate each session.

Friday, March 20 | 11:30 a.m.: Jeff Donofrio, the director of the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity will discuss the expansion of unemployment benefits and strategies for businesses to support employees.

Monday, March 23 | 11:30 a.m.: Brian Calley, president of the Small Business Association of Michigan, will focus on the local and federal support available to small businesses, specifically the U.S. Small Business

Association Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs), and additional support to tap into.

All Tele-Town Halls and information on them can be accessed here.

The Chamber’s COVID-19 Business Resource Center can be found here.

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