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June 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today the Senate approved H.R. 7010, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, sending the bill to President Trump for his signature and delivering must-needed flexibility for American small business owners. The House of Representatives passed the legislation in May. 

May 29, 2020 Press Release

Businesses operating in rural and low-income communities will now have two additional opportunities to access federally-guaranteed financing to respond to the impacts of COVID-19.

April 16, 2020 Press Release
Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin and Small Business Administrator, Jovita Carranza announced Thursday that the $349 billion in funding appropriated for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) in the CARES Act has been fully distributed to business owners.
April 14, 2020 Press Release

SALINA – Today, Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., received an update from U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin on the implementation of the CARES Act and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Secretary Mnuchin indicated that more than $243 billion in loans have already been processed through 4,600 lenders participating, providing vital funds for more than 1 million small businesses. This includes more than $3.7 billion in loans to 19,915 Kansas businesses.

April 10, 2020 Press Release

In March, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to deliver much-needed assistance to small businesses and individuals dealing with the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.

“Congress took swift and decisive action in sending assistance to business owners and individuals to help them endure the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak,” said U.S. congressman Roger Marshall, M.D. “We understand that businesses and individuals are hurting and in need of immediate assistance to weather these unprecedented times.”

March 27, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., returned to Capitol Hill to vote YES on the Senate Amendment to H.R. 748 – Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, which will put emergency cash into the hands of American families and workers, while also delivering desperate relief to agriculture producers, ranchers, small businesses, and provide needed funding for health care workers and hospitals. During the debate, Dr. Marshall made remarks from the floor, and after the vote he released the following statement:
March 18, 2020 Page

Please see the following Coronavirus-related resources. We will update this page daily. Please note, the administration has created Coronavirus.gov as a landing page for all coronavirus-related resources and content. And see the White House's plan for Opening Up America Again.

January 29, 2020 Press Release
On Wednesday, at the invitation of President Donald J. Trump, Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., attended the official White House ceremony for the signing of the USMCA trade agreement. Canada and Mexico are the United States’ two single-largest trading partners, making this the most consequential trade agreement in U.S. history.
November 14, 2019 In The News

A House committee approved a bill to protect small businesses from predatory lenders who seize their assets without warning using a legal instrument called a confession of judgment.

The U.S. House Financial Services Committee voted Thursday 31 to 23 to advance the bill. The proposal, introduced by New York Democrat Nydia Velazquez and Roger Marshall, a Republican from Kansas, would ban confessions of judgment in business loans.

December 19, 2018 Press Release
Today, two members of the U.S. House of Representatives introduced legislation aimed at ending a predatory commercial lending practice that, according to media reports, has ballooned in recent years. Dr. Marshall and Rep Velázquez (D-NY) introduced the “Small Business Lending Fairness Act.” Their legislation would put an end to the practice of small business borrowers signing an obscure legal document known as a “confession of judgement,” which essentially requires the borrower to waive their legal rights.

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