Inside Track: September 9, 2020 Edition

New ACRA Officers The ACRA Board of Directors voted unanimously to elect Sharky Laguana of Bandago as ACRA’s President and William Harris of Edge as ACRA’s Treasurer. They replace Bill Plamondon and Gary McDonald, respectively, and the ACRA Board expressed its deep...

Inside Track: July 29, 2020 Edition

Stimulus 4.0 Senate GOP leaders released on Monday their $1 trillion 4.0 proposal, called the “HEALS Act,” which includes some ACRA goals. Missing, however, was perhaps the most important ACRA “ask” – airport concessionaire MAG or rent relief. The Senate GOP proposal...

Inside Track: July 1, 2020 Edition

Possible Stimulus 4.0 or CARES 2.0 Lots of action in the House: (1) on May 15th the House narrowly passed the $3 trillion “HEROES Act” as a follow-up to the CARES Act; (2) on June 15th, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed a $500 billion...

Inside Track: June 8, 2020 Edition

ACRA Member Letter to Federal Reserve and Treasury Department – Make Your Voice Heard! It has been over 2 months since Congress passed the CARES Act, but one of the primary corporate support programs in the law for small and mid-sized businesses – the Main Street...

Inside Track: May 19, 2020 Edition

House Democrats Pass Stimulus 4.0 (or CARES 2.0) House of Representatives Democrats introduced new $3 trillion pandemic relief and stimulus legislation on 5/13 called the “HEROES Act” and passed it on a mostly party-line vote (some Democrats defected and voted no) on...

Inside Track: Special April 10, 2020 Edition

Implementation of CARES Act The federal and state governments are working to implement the provisions of the CARES Act, signed by President Trump on 3/27/20. ACRA is following the implementation of the following CARES programs for its members: Payroll Protection...