Federal Paycheck Protection Program is Back

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced that with the passing of the new stimulus package by Congress, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open starting Monday, January 11 for First Draw PPP loans and Wednesday, January 13 for Second Draw PPP...

ARTBA and PPP Program

Many MITA members took advantage of the Federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan program early on in the pandemic. There have been several issues and concerns voiced by members and others in the industry regarding the Small Business Administration’s (SBA)...

2020 Elections Recap

It took almost 24 hours after the polls closed for Michigan to certify and finalize the counts for the election on Tuesday. Many races, including at the top of the ticket with the election for President, were too close to call until all the votes were counted. What...

COVID Liability Reform Legislation

Legislation was recently signed into law, assigned Public Act 238 of 2020, that was intended to protect employers against retaliatory legal action from employees related to COVID-19. It is important to note that this legislation was not developed as a guidance tool...