Paycheck Protection Program Extended
On July 6, 2020, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for businesses was extended through August 8, 2020.
PPP was created to provide economic relief to businesses and help companies retain their workforce
during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Data from the Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce indicates several businesses throughout
Southeast Texas have participated in the program and saved thousands of local jobs:
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PPP forms have also been revised to help simplify the process for businesses to apply
for loan forgiveness. Information regarding the Paycheck Protection Program is available at
Additional PPP resources including local chambers of commerce and Small
Business Administration offices are available at