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Womack Statement on President Trump Signing Additional Relief into Law

Washington, DC: Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the following statement after President Trump signed the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act into law. The legislation—which Womack voted for on the House floor yesterday—replenishes the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), provides additional funding for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program, and enhances resources to support hospitals and testing capacity:

“With today’s signing, more help is finally on its way. This bill replenishes a crucial lifeline for small businesses and workers in Arkansas, while also supporting hospitals and enhancing testing capacity. There is no doubt that these urgent needs should have been addressed sooner. Additionally, I am still concerned about other aspects of our economy–namely our farmers, ranchers, and the entire food supply chain. Continue Reading →

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Womack Testifies at House Small Business Committee Hearing on COVID-19 Response and Recovery

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Washington, DC: Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3), Ranking Member of the House Budget Committee, today testified before the House Small Business Committee during a Member Day Hearing on COVID-19 response and recovery. He shared perspectives on the recent coronavirus relief packages passed by Congress and emphasized that additional legislation must be targeted, transparent, and fiscally responsible. Transcript of remarks:

Acting Chairman Evans and Ranking Member Chabot, thank you for your leadership and for holding this hearing. I come today with my Ranking Member of the Budget Committee hat on. There is no doubt that the coronavirus is a challenge unlike anything we have faced before. Continue Reading →

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