Editorials

Business owners should try to get enrolled in PPP

    If you are a local business owner that has been seriously impacted by the ongoing pandemic, you may have considered applying for a forgivable loan through the Payroll Protection Program (PPP), which was recently created by Congress as part of a stimulus bill. If you haven’t had time yet to investigate the program, it’s something you should consider as a benefit for your employees.

Capitol Perspectives: Issues in covering coronavirus

By Phill Brooks
The coronavirus pandemic has raised some difficult journalistic questions for which there are not easy answers.
Journalists are facing conflicts between stessing good health practices while, at the same time, holding public officials accountable for their actions and, sometimes, inaction.

Look for any ‘missing’ news on our website

    “Desperate times call for desperate measures.” According to Wiktionary, this phrase likely originates from a saying of the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, which appears in his Aphorisms: "For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable." We’re in desperate times.

Preparing for financial dips

By Tawni Hunt Ferrarini, Ph.D., Economist, author, and professor
The health and well-being of everyone in our communities is everyone’s top priority. We understand the concern and uncertainty that people may be experiencing surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19). As educators, we are committed to being responsive to everyone’s information needs as the situation evolves and is reflected in the economic viability of our community’s households and businesses.

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