NFIB and the U.S. Chamber of Congress Issue Phase IV CARES Act Legislative Guidance

The National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued proposed legislative priorities as Congress and the Administration consider Phase IV of the CARES COVID-19 relief package. NFIB's Phase four Legislative Priorities for Small Business Recovery focuses on five key elements, including financial assistance, liability protections, tax relief, unemployment insurance reform, and regulatory relief. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce letter to President Trump, Speaker Pelosi and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell also focuses on five key areas, including liability protection against lawsuits, support for small and midsize employers, support for childcare and K-12 schools, unemployment and job training, and state and local assistance.