Financial Scams More Prevalent due to Coronavirus Pandemic

By Delta Jones-Walker As if exceeding 1 million cases of the Coronavirus in the United States is not tragic enough, now countless Americans have become...

University Park Lands $150 Million Amazon Facility

At a time when municipalities are dealing with Covid-19 and revenue shortfalls, University Park has managed to convince the second largest private employer in...

$349 billion COVID-19 Small Business Program shortchanges businesses of color

Federal lawsuits allege systemic lending biases place 8.7 million jobs at risk By Charlene Crowell A $349 billion program created to assist America’s small businesses was...

Help for Qualified Non-Filers to receive Economic Impact Payments

Urban League of Northwest Indiana will receive a grant from Legacy Foundation, through the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Donor Advised Fund,...

University of Chicago awards emergency COVID-19 Bridge Grants

The University of Chicago announced on April 21, 2020, more than $680,000 in bridge grants to immediately support 182 South Side small businesses impacted...

Horizon Bank Donates $6,000 to The Salvation Army of Lake County...

Ensuring that our Lake County neighbors in need won’t go hungry. The Salvation Army of Lake County received a generous donation of $6,000 from Horizon...

Hoosiers received about $7.5 Billion in Paycheck Protection Program Loans

Indiana banks have been working with small businesses to help them access Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans backed by the Small Business Administration. Per...

Advocacy and Industry Organizations Urge Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to Set Aside...

“As the Treasury Secretary, you must use your authority to ensure that the structural issues with the PPP do not continue to exclude businesses...

Cook County property reassessment to include COVID-19 considerations

By Crusader Staff Reporter The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting every walk of life—both globally and within the United States. As a result, in Cook County,...

Rush Returns to Washington D.C. to Support House Passage of Additional...

U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) returned to Washington D.C. and voted in support of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act,...