Category: Advocacy

COVID-19 Relief Bill

Congressional leaders came to an agreement on a coronavirus relief funding bill and agreement to fund the government until October 1st of 2021. The overall package includes $900 billion in virus relief funds. In this plan, stimulus spending is attached to a $1.4 trillion omnibus bill to fund the government for fiscal year 2021. This… Read More »

Executive Order 181

Governor Cooper issued Executive Order 181 which is a modified stay at home order. EO 181 begins at 5:00 PM on Friday, December 11 and lasts until 5:00 PM on January 8, 2021. The Order requires people to remain at home between the hours of 10:00 PM to 5:00 AM. Major Takeaways: The order creates… Read More »

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. Supports the RESTAURANTS Act

As a business organization, we have to demand more action on behalf of our restaurants and bars. Greater Winston Salem, Inc. has supported The RESTAURANT Act 2020 (Real Economic Support That Acknowledges Unique Restaurant Assistance Needed To Survive) since its first iteration in Congress. Without additional assistance, many restaurants and bars will close permanently, and… Read More »

Extension of Phase 3 in North Carolina

Executive Order 176 Fast Facts North Carolina will remain in Phase 3 for an additional three weeks. Indoor gathering limits have also been reduced from 25 people to 10 people in an effort to mitigate increasing COVID-19 numbers that hurt our community and our businesses. Executive Order 176 takes effect on November 13th, 2020 at… Read More »

State of NC Announces New COVID-19 Relief

New Relief Funds Available If your business has experienced extraordinary business disruption and it has not been able to open due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the new Mortgage, Utility and Rent Relief (MURR) Program may be able to offer assistance with some of your fixed costs. Eligibility for the MURR Program is limited to… Read More »

5 Reasons Collaborative Law is Good for Business

The new Uniform Collaborative Law Act was recently signed into law in North Carolina and takes effect on October 1, 2020. What is in this new law and why is it good for business? Collaborative law, a type of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), offers parties in a dispute a new alternative to lengthy, public, and… Read More »

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