Illinois news headlines for Aug. 12
Small business owners in Illinois could soon apply for a new grant program to help those hardest hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Pritzker administration announced a new $250 million Back to Business (B2B) recovery program Wednesday.
Gov. JB Pritzker explained business owners could receive $5,000-$150,000 depending on their financial loss. Pritzker says owners can use grants to hire back staff, cover operating costs, and rebuild their businesses.