Aaron Klein

Brookings Institution; former official at the U.S. Treasury Department

Fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution, a former official at the U.S. Treasury Department.

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Many small businesses have sought loans from the government’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). More than $500 billion in loans have been granted to qualifying businesses.

Federal PPP loan recipients include Yeezy, Jelly Belly, and other businesses

Many small businesses have sought loans from the government’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). More than $500 billion in loans have been granted to qualifying businesses.

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