Issue 7.01
December 31, 2021
Chamber Priorities to Help People and the Economy Recover
As the 151st General Assembly prepares itself to gavel in on January 12, 2021, the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce respectfully offers a number of policies that, if enacted, would assist the business community in rebounding from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, while at the same time help Delaware workers find new opportunities. Here are a few examples >
A primer on vaccine allocation, prioritization, and timelines

The Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization (EUA) for COVID-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer and Moderna. These were among the more than 200 vaccine candidates in development in early 2020, and they are expected to be the first of multiple vaccines to become available in the United States in the coming months. Download the fact sheet to learn what it all means for you >
Monday, January 11, 2021
Delaware’s premier business event has always been the place to be in January for high level networking. It is an opportunity to mingle with your colleagues, meet new people, and renew old friendships. This year the 184th Annual Dinner will be held virtually with endless networking opportunities.

Another highlight of the Annual Dinner is the presentation of the Josiah Marvel Cup, the prestigious award that honors a Delawarean who has made an outstanding contribution to the state, community or society. Trust us, you don't want to miss this year's reveal!
The Latest Stimulus Details and to PPP Loans

U.S. Chamber of Commerce executive vice president and chief policy officer Neil Bradley and Jeanette Mulvey, content director at CO—, discussed the new coronavirus relief deal and the updates to PPP.

Some key takeaways:
  • Businesses can apply for PPP loans if they didn’t before
  • A new ‘second draw’ PPP will offer businesses additional aid
  • Eligible PPP expenses have changed
  • Paycheck Protection Program loans are not taxable
  • Changes to the employee retention tax credit (ERTC)
  • EIDL grants will reopen
  • A new grant program for live venues

with Jennifer Cohan
Jennifer Cohan is the incoming CEO of Leadership Delaware.
"I am honored to have been elected as LDI's next CEO. It is a privilege to join an organization which develops leaders who will make a positive difference throughout our State. I am a lifelong learner of leadership and I believe strongly in giving back to the amazing Delaware community," said Cohan.
Join us on February 11 at 8:30 am to hear Jennifer Cohan's personal story of leadership and her plans for an organization that develops Delaware's leaders of tomorrow. Register >
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