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Restaurant Owners Urged To Apply For Federal Relief

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Sen. Chuck Schumer provided details on the program on Sunday. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.

Video Transcript

- Senator Chuck Schumer encouraged restaurants today to apply early for the $28 billion federal restaurant relief program. Appearing at a Manhattan seafood restaurant, Schumer explained owners are eligible for grants of up to $5 million to cover losses from last year and this year.

CHUCK SCHUMER: What's on the menu at this wonderful restaurant and restaurants throughout New York? Help. Real dollars to get them through the crisis, so they don't close and can come back bigger, and stronger, and better than ever.

- The website to apply will be up within a few weeks.