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Trump Administration Update July 1st

trumpUSMCA Goes into Effect Today

  • Thanks to President Trump’s bold leadership, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement is going into effect today.
  • This agreement will mean stronger economic growth, more jobs for American workers, and fairer trade for our country.
  • President Trump has delivered for American manufacturers, farmers, businesses, and workers – truly putting America first.
    • The agreement will drive job creation and includes the strongest, most advanced, and most comprehensive set of labor provisions of any U.S. trade agreement.
    • American farmers will have access to fairer markets in Canada and Mexico – opening up more opportunities to export their goods.
    • USMCA will strengthen American manufacturing – including incentivizing investment in high paying auto manufacturing jobs here in the U.S.

Promises Made, Promises Kept

  • Just as promised, President Trump is replacing the disaster of NAFTA, which drove American jobs overseas for years.
  • USMCA is a fair deal for American workers and finally brings our trade relationship with Canada and Mexico into the 21st century.
  • USMCA incorporates the highest standards on intellectual property rights, digital trade, environmental provisions, and more.

 

Economic Injury Disaster Loans & Advance Program Update

SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Advance Program has reopened its portal to all eligible small businesses and non-profits impacted by COVID-19 pandemic. The reopened portal can be found here.

  • Deadline for Support: Small businesses must apply by December 31, 2020.
  • Loan Program: The Loan Program offers long-term, low interest assistance for a small business or non-profit. State-by-State data can be found here.
  • Advance Program: The Advance Program will provide up to $10,000 ($1,000 per employee) of emergency economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing temporary difficulties, and these emergency grants do not have to be repaid. State-by-State data can be found here.

American Workforce Policy Advisory Board – Call to Action

The American Workforce Policy Advisory Board has released a call-to-action to help the millions of workers who need assistance now, and build the resilient and agile workforce of the future powered by skilled American workers. Specific actions:

  • Expedite American workers’ return to employment and upward mobility by investing in career pathways and implementing skills-based hiring practices.
  • Remove obstacles to the modernization of American education and training to accelerate reskilling and facilitate innovation in workforce development.
  • Build the technological infrastructure necessary for the future of work.

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Steve
1 month ago

Glad to be #1. This is a great day for the nation. Finally, our president has negotiated a trade agreement that is fair for all three nations. While the swamp broadcasts to the globe that they can take anything that we have because we “should not” (BS) have it in the first place, our president says that we are through giving the country away. The swampsters who promote this “never US” (not never America) BS are richly compensated for their sedition. But will they ever leave the US to move to the nations that pay them ? Hell no. NO… Read more »

DAH
17 days ago

DONALD TRUMP IS THE BEST PRESIDENT AMERICA HAS HAD SICE WASHINGTON!
Yes its in all caps because I’m shouting it! Why is he so great….he has courage, he LOVES this country, and I wish more people would start shouting and supporting the man…he’s great because he’s NOT a lifelong career politician, so he’s the example of WHY we need TERM LIMITS.

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