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New York and Connecticut Lost The PPP Game

Mark Lennihan
A woman walks by shuttered stores last week. Only 2% of small businesses in New York and over 3% in Connecticut were approved for loans through the Small Business Administration’s program to help companies hurt by the coronavirus.";

According to federal data, New York and Connecticut, proportionally, got a lot less money in small business loans. Also, workers on I-95 want more protections and New York extends shutdown orders. Also, as promised, here is a link to a visualization of the Paycheck Protection Program. And here is a link to a survey to help guide WSHU’s news coverage.

Charles is senior reporter focusing on special projects. He has won numerous awards including an IRE award, three SPJ Public Service Awards, and a National Murrow. He was also a finalist for the Livingston Award for Young Journalists and Third Coast Director’s Choice Award.
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