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21 Mar: FACT SHEET: The American Rescue Plan Will Provide Relief for Small Businesses

Small businesses account for 44 percent of U.S. GDP, create two-thirds of net new jobs, and employ nearly half of America’s workers. Now, millions of main street small businesses – especially Black- and Brown-owned small businesses – are struggling to make ends meet in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis. Without additional government assistance, these challenges could worsen in the months ahead and our national vaccination program will be hobbled.