Wisconsin rolls out interest-free loans to businesses recovering from riots

Multiple small businesses in Kenosha were damaged or destroyed following protests after police shot Jacob Blake.

In the wake of the protests over the police shooting of Jacob Blake, Wisconsin is offering no-interest loans to businesses that were affected by the Kenosha riots.

Kenosha News reports that Gov. Tony Evers (D) confirmed that the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is authorizing $1 million in available funding for loans of up to $20,000 for local businesses that were harmed or damaged during protests in recent weeks.

The loan program aims to help with cleanup, repairs and other restoration services at no cost to small business owners...

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