His Criminal Record Disqualified Him From Receiving PPP. So He Pushed Back, and Got the Rules Changed.

Troy Parker’s cleaning and construction business hires returning citizens who struggle to find work elsewhere. When he was told he was ineligible for stimulus funds because of mistakes he already paid for, he started making calls.

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Is the SBA Denying Disaster Loans to Anyone Arrested in the Last 10 Years? A Leaked Powerpoint Suggests It Is.

Despite broad bipartisan support for stimulus loans reaching small-business owners with criminal records, Steven Mnuchin and the SBA are reportedly excluding more rehabilitated entrepreneurs than they’ve ever admitted before.

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Is the SBA Denying Disaster Loans to Anyone Arrested in the Last 10 Years? A Leaked Powerpoint Suggests It Is.

Despite broad bipartisan support for stimulus loans reaching small-business owners with criminal records, Steven Mnuchin and the SBA are reportedly excluding more rehabilitated entrepreneurs than they’ve ever admitted before.

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Minority-Owned Small Businesses Aren’t Getting Stimulus Loans. Could That Finally Change?

So far, in the scramble to disperse SBA relief loans, big banks have passed over the most vulnerable businesses in favor of bigger “small” businesses. But Congress’s latest stimulus package gives $60 billion in PPP to key community lenders.

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