Category: Press Releases

Congress Must Do More for American Businesses

America’s Recovery Fund Coalition calls for a holistic package that will benefit businesses without favoring one sector at the expense of another September 30, 2020 – America’s Recovery Fund Coalition (ARFC) released the following statement in reaction to the latest proposed COVID-19 relief package: “While we appreciate members of Congress are proposing additional relief for … Continued

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Unemployment Claims Surge As Congress Drags Feet On COVID-19 Recovery Package 

ARFC Calls for Passage of “Small Business Comeback Act”  America’s Recovery Fund Coalition (ARFC) issued the following statement after an additional 1.4 million jobs were lost in the last week, bringing the total number of people to file for unemployment since the pandemic began to over 52 million.  “The American economy is on life support. The potential for long-term economic damage, exacerbated by inaction from Congress, is growing by the day, and today’s unemployment filing … Continued

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Bipartisan Recovery Fund Legislation Will Help Save American Businesses, Jobs, And Communities

Legislation calls for federal grants to support businesses devastated by pandemic   America’s Recovery Fund Coalition (ARFC) applauds the effort by Representatives Filemon Vela (D-TX-34) and Lance Gooden (R-TX-05) to establish a fund that would provide stability to American businesses as the country continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic. “We wholeheartedly endorse and support … Continued

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PRESS RELEASE: 150 Business Organizations To Congress: We’re Going Out of Business, And We Need Help

June 15, 2020 – Today, America’s Recovery Fund Coalition (ARFC) launched a national “Going Out of Business” advocacy campaign highlighting the bleak economic landscape created by COVID-19, emphasizing the need for Congress to immediately create a Recovery Fund. “It is time to accept our shared economic reality: America’s recovery will be long, slow, and, without … Continued

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PRESS RELEASE: America’s Recovery Fund Coalition Grows to 148 Members

June 9, 2020 – America’s Recovery Fund Coalition continues to expand its membership, adding over 30 new member organizations since the launch of the coalition. The most recent members to join represent a wide cross-section of industries which collectively speak to the broad need for a Recovery Fund to provide relief to businessowners and employees … Continued

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More Than 100 Business Organizations Launch America’s Recovery Fund Coalition

Group Comprised of 30 Business Sectors, Employing 58 Million American Workers, Will Advocate for Federal Direct Assistance Fund to Power an American Recovery   May 4, 2020 – More than 100 trade associations and business organizations spanning 30 business sectors and representing 58 million employees – 45 percent of the American workforce – today announced … Continued

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