Member Spotlight: Rep. Lance Gooden (R-TX)

Lance Gooden was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 2018 to represent the 5th District of Texas, which goes from Dallas County to Cherokee, Henderson, Kaufman, Anderson, Van Zandt and Wood Counties. Prior to joining the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Gooden served three terms in the Texas House of Representatives and worked …

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Further Coronavirus Relief Uncertain; Executive Actions Taken

The White House’s negotiations with Capitol Hill over a fourth coronavirus economic stimulus package failed last week after three weeks of ultimately fruitless talks. The failure to make a deal leaves businesses and employees left to survive financially as coronavirus cases rise, and several states roll back orders to reopen businesses, keeping many of them …

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Paycheck Protection Program Clarifications Continue

In July, PIA National submitted comments on two different regulatory proposals promulgated by the Small Business Administration (SBA) concerning the implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Since then, regulatory activity has continued apace in formal and informal ways. The latest entry in the growing literature on How to Interpret the PPP is an August …

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