Mayor outlines economic relief package for businesses affected by COVID-19 Read more: San Diego Community News Group - Mayor outlines economic relief package for businesses affected by COVID 19

Building on recent efforts to provide relief for everyday San Diegans, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer on March 18 was joined by Councilmember Chris Cate and San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce CEO Jerry Sanders to unveil an economic relief package of approximately $4 million that reduces fees, provides certainty and offers support to local employers affected by the global pandemic known as COVID-19.


“Businesses are following public health orders, and we recognize this has an impact. This relief effort is about restoring some balance to the current situation,” Faulconer said. “San Diego businesses are making a necessary sacrifice while bearing a tremendous burden as they comply with these orders. We’re taking aggressive action today to help them stay afloat and continue to pay as many employees as possible.” 

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