Air Date

March 12, 2021

Featured Guest

Neil Bradley
Executive Vice President, Chief Policy Officer, and Head of Strategic Advocacy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce


Jeanette Mulvey
Vice President and Editor-in-Chief, CO—


On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act, a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill that allocated new funds and tax credits to help struggling small businesses. This bill included targeted aid for restaurants in the form of grants, additional aid, and an expansion of existing tax credits such as the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC).

During the March 12 Small Business Update, Jeanette Mulvey, Content Director at CO—, spoke with the National Restaurant AssociationExecutive Vice President Sean Kennedy and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer Neil Bradley about how the American Rescue Plan can help small businesses. Kennedy and Bradley also answered audience questions and spoke about updates to the Paycheck Protection Program and upcoming federal grant programs.

The video above outlines some of the biggest takeaways regarding the ARPA. Learn more insights from the conversation here.