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New Law to Expand Access for Disabled, Protect Small Businesses from Predatory Lawsuits

Treasurer John Chiang applauds Governor Jerry Brown's decision to sign Assembly Bill 1230, which will assist small businesses in qualifying for loans to retrofit existing facilities to comply with the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The legislation, authored by Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez, will create the California Americans with Disabilities Small Business Capital Access Loan Program. Read the news release.

Treasurer Chiang Helps Sacramento Small Business Expand

State Treasurer John Chiang helped a K Street restaurant expand by facilitating two loans with a combined value of $150,000 through a popular program that encourages banks and other financial institutions to lend to small businesses that would otherwise have difficulty obtaining financing. The loans benefitted Downtown & Vine Restaurant, which brings the wine country to Sacramento, offering a restaurant, wine bar and an event center. The eatery is owned by Kate Chomko. Read the news release.

Treasurer Chiang Releases Debt Affordability Report, Intersections Newsletter

Treasurer John Chiang’s 2015 Debt Affordability Report offers insights into the State of California’s fiscal health, in particular its use of debt to finance critical public works projects. Read the report, and the October edition of his Intersections newsletter. Subscribe to this and other Treasurer’s Office communications.

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