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May 28, 2020
AN UPDATE FROM NAW GOVERNMENT RELATIONS TEAM - 5.27

 As of today – yet again – no MSLP launch date has been announced.  We will continue to monitor the Federal Reserve for information and provide you with any relevant and timely updates. Latest Congressional Action on the Paycheck Protection Program. Tomorrow

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May 28, 2020
Renewing Our Workforce to Regenerate Our Industry

The forest products industry is just one of many that is struggling to recruit, engage and retain the talent its companies need to achieve continued growth and success. Before the current global health situation disrupted many work environments, the Bureau of Labor Statistics Data reported that the

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May 28, 2020
Setting Your Workforce Up for Success

At Weston Forest, we have three corporate goals that guide everything we do:  Culture, Commitment and Growth. Our culture is to create opportunity for all our employees. We want to make sure that our customers, both internal and external, have a great customer experience, and that our staff enjoy

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May 27, 2020
An Update from NAW Government Relations Team - 5.26

Late last Friday night (circa 11:00 PM), Treasury/SBA released two more Interim Final Rules (IFR), one of them on PPP loan forgiveness. These are the agencies’ 13 and 14 IFRs in 7 weeks, issued in addition to the many FAQ documents that “interpreted” the statute and the rules.

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May 27, 2020
An Update from NAW Government Relations Team - 5.22

Efforts are being undertaken in both the House and Senate to pass legislation providing much-needed flexibility in the PPP. While the legislative situation remains fluid and negotiations reportedly are continuing this weekend, this is the current situation:

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May 21, 2020
An Update from NAW Government Relations Team - 5.21

There is still no official guidance from the Fed on when the MSLP will be stood up. Of note on this matter: we reported yesterday on the less-than-detailed Mnuchin and Powell testimony before the Senate Banking Committee. In today’s Wall Street Journal, the editorial board was sharply critical of

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May 20, 2020
An Update from NAW Government Relations Team - 5.20

There is still no official guidance from the Fed on when the MSLP will be stood up. Of note on this matter: we reported yesterday on the less-than-detailed Mnuchin and Powell testimony before the Senate Banking Committee. In today’s Wall Street Journal, the editorial board was sharply critical of

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