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Source: United States House of Representatives – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (1st District of Nebraska)

(LINCOLN, NE) ––Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) issued the following statement today after receiving an important update from the Treasury Department on the Paycheck Protection Program.

“One of the great bipartisan successes of our nation’s robust COVID-19 response has been the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).  The program has saved tens of millions of jobs, and millions of small businesses,” Fortenberry said.  

“Today we received important news from the Treasury Department.  If you have a PPP loan for $50,000 or less and are seeking loan forgiveness, the process has been greatly simplified.  Just click here:,” Fortenberry added.

“In a testament to our community cohesion and strong community banking infrastructure, I am happy to report that Nebraska continues to remain a leader in PPP loans approved per capita,” Fortenberry said.  

Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) is the Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Food and Drug Administration (FDA).