George Washington dollar bill with collage of falling stock chart on it Although talks are currently stalled, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have expressed interest in another round of stimulus spending that could include more Paycheck Protection Program loans. (Photo: Shutterstock)

A new study finds that 75% of small businesses in the U.S. would consider taking a new federal loan to help them get through the current economic slowdown, if lawmakers in Washington agree to provide more stimulus spending.

The NFIB Research center survey assessed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on small businesses and how they were coping with the subsequent economic hardship. The organization has been tracking COVID-19’s effect on small businesses; this is the 11th report of the series.

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