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For Immediate Release Contact: Sydni Mitchell March 24, 2020 Tel: (512) 463-
Nichols Shares Information to Assist Small Businesses
Senator Robert Nichols (R-
The Small Business Administration has announced the availability of the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program. This program provides small businesses with working capital loans up to $2 million. These loans could provide vital economic support to help those businesses overcome the temporary loss of revenue they may be experiencing.
"Congress is considering other measures to support small businesses and families, which when approved could offer additional critical support for those most affected. You can be assured the Texas Legislature will consider any measure necessary to bolster our Texas economy and help small businesses, when it next convenes. I will continue to provide updates on these developments as they become available," said Senator Nichols.
Businesses interested in pursuing the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program should visit www.disasterloan.sba.gov/ela for more information.
The list below includes some information needed to apply for a loan:
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact my office at (512) 463-
"It has and continues to be an honor to represent you in the Texas Senate," said Nichols. "Together, our state will overcome this challenge, as we have all others."