US Rep. Richard Neal touts Paycheck Protection Program in Holyoke as businesses struggle to survive coronavirus

Kevin and Jennifer Chateauneuf can’t let folks eat at the dining stools at Nick’s Nest, the 99-year-old hot dog stand on Northampton Street they’ve owned for 15 years. And everyone — even U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield, who visited Thursday to talk about the federal Paycheck Protection Program — has to wear a mask when they come in to order. Business is off 50% from where it should be at this normally busy time of year because of the coronavirus pandemic, Jennifer Chateauneuf said.

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