11132019CM0892DOLTON — As many small businesses across the state worry about the financial hardships created by the COVID-10 pandemic, State Senator Napoleon Harris, III (D-Harvey) announced new funding for small business development centers to help businesses get through this difficult time. 

“Small businesses across Illinois are dealing with a financial crisis from coronavirus restrictions,” Harris said. “Many of these owners have built their business from the ground up and have become the backbone of their community. Providing them with additional help will help them continue to stay afloat.”

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SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Napoleon Harris, III (D-Harvey) released the following statement after approving a budget that provides Illinoisans with financial relief during the COVID-19 pandemic:

“This budget preserves core democratic values for Illinois residents. With many tough decisions revolving around the budget this year, I wanted to ensure COVID-19 relief services were at the forefront and strived to provide financial relief to help people begin to return to normalcy. 

“This is a responsible budget that represents our current reality. Our workers have been laid off from their jobs, resources have not been supplied to disadvantaged communities, and many businesses have not received the support they deserved.” 

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harris floor 052120SPRINGFIELD – In an effort to continue to protect employees, State Senator Napoleon Harris (D-Harvey) supported an initiative that encourages employers to provide the best protective measures possible in the workplace during the health emergency.

“Throughout the duration of this pandemic, it has become clear that essential workers do not have the rights and protections they need and deserve,” Harris said. “These workers are making it possible for many businesses to continue to function during the crisis, and the employers should be grateful and prioritize their worker’s safety.”

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04302019CM1079DOLTON – State Senator Napoleon Harris, III (D-Harvey) announced SNAP recipients can purchase food online from grocery stores who choose to participate in a new program.

SNAP is essential to many low-income families, and allowing them to order groceries online will provide them more safety and security during this health emergency,” Harris said. It’s only fair to grant SNAP recipients with the same resources as any other household that purchases groceries online.”

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