The Restaurant Revitalization Fund will provide restaurants and other eligible businesses with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business. The relief does not have to be repaid, provided that the funds are put toward eligible uses by March 11, 2023.
“Today’s action is consistent with the Biden administration’s commitment to advancing racial equity and addressing health disparities in this country with fact-based, scientific action. The tobacco industry must no longer be permitted to use menthol cigarettes to profit at the expense of the health of Black Americans.
“Today marks 106 years since the murder of 1.5 million Armenians in the first genocide of the 20th century. That’s what happened. The continued denial of this genocide is an afront to the Armenian community in Los Angeles, throughout this country, and throughout the world.
“I want to thank the local organizers and families in my district who brought this incredibly important issue to my attention at a local town hall a few years ago,” said Rep. Karen Bass. “The division of the Korean Peninsula millions of families, including some who are now citizens of the United States and have not been able to see their families in more than 70 years.
“Already, President Biden has signaled to the world his support for strengthening our partnership with the continent of Africa and the countries there,” said Congressmember Bass. “The Young African Leaders Initiative flourished under President Obama and Vice President Biden. I commend my colleagues for passing this important bill to solidify our embrace of the future of the continent.
“I am saddened to learn of the recent passing of President Idriss Déby Itno and express my condolences to his family, and the people of Chad. I stand with the people of Chad, and hope that their rights to free speech, expression, and assembly are recognized, and urge for a peaceful transfer of power.”
“Police brutality must be stopped,” said Rep. Bass. “Congress should do all it can to ensure that the communities that are supposed to be served and protected are not being brutalized and abused. I’m thankful to my colleagues, Congressman Morelle and Congressman Jeffries, for allowing me to join them in this effort."
“Thirty years ago, Rodney King was brutally beaten by police. The video of the assault shocked the world, but not the jury, who let every single police officer responsible roam free.
In 1953, the division of the Korean Peninsula separated more than an estimated 10 million families, including some who are now citizens of the United States and have not been able to see their families in nearly 70 years. Rep.
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