Jun 24, 2020

A clearer picture on who got PPP loans

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Who got Paycheck Protection loans? New research suggests those who got the most may have needed it the least. Plus, a cautious mood among stock investors with COVID-19 spikes. And, the child care industry's dire need for financial help.

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Which businesses got PPP loans? Probably those that needed them the least, researchers say.

Because loan amounts were based on how much companies pay their employees, lower-income workers got less money.
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Child care, an industry struggling even before COVID-19, now in dire need

Jun 24, 2020
About 350,000 child care workers are currently out of a job.
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Lost in Florence Kendall Miles, I Eat Plants for a Living

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director