SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)

On Sunday (3/30) the Small Business Administration updated their website to make the application process much easier and more streamlined. If you had an unfinished application, you will need to start again using this streamlined application, however it is online and much easier to complete. If you previously submitted an application, it is not clear … Continue reading SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)

A Quick Summary of Maine’s COVID-19 Response Law

By Senate Republican Leader Dana Dow Under extraordinary circumstances, leaders of the Maine State Legislature came together working tirelessly throughout the March 14-15 weekend and reached agreement on a package of new laws to address the immediate needs of state government in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The following Tuesday, the last day of the … Continue reading A Quick Summary of Maine’s COVID-19 Response Law

Maine Senate Republicans React to Legislative Democrats’ Despicable Partisan Stunt

Little more than a full week from the hour when Democrats and Republicans came together in Augusta to pass a relief package in response to the Worldwide pandemic that has so far taken more than twenty thousand lives, Maine’s legislative Democrats have already resorted to a cheap partisan attempt to curry favor with small businesses … Continue reading Maine Senate Republicans React to Legislative Democrats’ Despicable Partisan Stunt

Update on Unemployment Insurance in Challenging Times

For Immediate Release: March 24, 2020 MDOL: AUGUSTA – A significant number of individuals are filing unemployment insurance (UI) claims and reaching out to the Maine Department of Labor with questions as Mainers lose work due to COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. “The Maine Department of Labor is working as quickly as it can to process … Continue reading Update on Unemployment Insurance in Challenging Times

Unemployment Compensation Update, 3/24/20

The Maine Department of Labor just wanted to share some more information for unemployment claimants, such as frequently asked questions and resources: A significant number of individuals are filing unemployment insurance (UI) claims and reaching out to the Maine Department of Labor with questions as Mainers lose work due to COVID-19, the novel coronavirus.    … Continue reading Unemployment Compensation Update, 3/24/20

Governor Mills Orders Further Steps to Protect Public Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 24, 2020 Contact: Scott Ogden and Lindsay Crete Governor also urges large essential businesses to limit in-store customers, enhance curbside pick-up and delivery services, and implement physical distancing measures to protect customer and employee health Augusta, MAINE – Under the authority granted to her during a State of Civil Emergency, … Continue reading Governor Mills Orders Further Steps to Protect Public Health

Guidance for Behavioral Health and AA

COVID-19 Behavioral Health Guidance & Resources For the Public and for Providers Visit: http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/samhs/coronavirus.shtml Alcoholics Anonymous Online Chats Visit: http://www.aachats.org We exist to encourage and support anyone who wants to stop drinking, and to create an online space where the fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous can connect, carry the message, and have fun. We are not … Continue reading Guidance for Behavioral Health and AA

COVID-19 Response by Federal Agencies

WH - President Donald J. Trump Is Taking Necessary Safety Measures at the Border to Prevent Further Spread of the Coronavirus (Click here)WH – President Trump Announces More Actions to Confront Global Pandemic (Click here)CDC - Caring for someone at home (Click here)CDC - Older Adults (Click here)CDC - COVID-19: What people with HIV should … Continue reading COVID-19 Response by Federal Agencies

From the White House for Students and Teachers

President Trump is Giving Students and Teachers the Flexibility They Need In Response to the Coronavirus (links are live) The Department of Education is delivering on President Trump’s promise to provide student loan relief during this national emergency. Interest rates on all federally-held students loans held by the Federal government will be set to 0% … Continue reading From the White House for Students and Teachers