Small Business Administration fights winter disaster
April 19, 2017
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal loans for working capital to small businesses economically impacted by the severe winter storm that occurred Jan. 8-20, 2017, SBA Administrator Linda McMahon announced today. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster following a request received on April 6 from Gov. Kate Brown.
The disaster declaration makes SBA assistance available in Clackamas, Columbia, Hood River, Marion, Multnomah, Wasco, Washington and Yamhill counties in Oregon; and Clark, Klickitat, and Skamania counties in Washington.
“SBA is strongly committed to providing the most effective and customer-focused response possible to assis...