Local Government Assistance

COVID-19 has placed unprecedented pressure on business. As a consequence, businesses have approached local governments for accommodations to help them survive the economic impact of the pandemic, including rent reductions for leases of local government premises and special patio licenses to provide restaurants and caf├ęs with increased outdoor seating. This session will discuss these kinds of accommodations and how far a local government may go without running afoul of the prohibition on providing assistance to business.

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