News Wrap: Small Businesses Navigate COVID-19 Relief Program; Local Banks Struggle to Meet Demand | WYPR

News Wrap: Small Businesses Navigate COVID-19 Relief Program; Local Banks Struggle to Meet Demand

May 1, 2020

Mariah Acap and Tim Hicks run the Baltimore Body Shop, an automotive repair business in Remington.
Credit Photo Courtesy/ Baltimore Body Shop

Sen. Chris Van Hollen joins Tom with an update from Washington DC.

Small business owners Tim Hicks and Mariah Acap, who operate the Baltimore Body Shop, share their experience applying for, and getting a loan through the Paycheck Protection Program.

Plus, Mary Ann Scully, president of Howard Bank discusses how small business are working to meet the high demand for PPP loans.