Missouri ranks # 10 across the nation in the number of small-businesses who’ve applied for the Paycheck Protection program.

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Missouri Department of Economic Development Director Rob Dixon. He says the number of approved businesses puts Missouri in the top 20 nationwide.

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The program however recently ran out of money and is not accepting any further applications, until lawmakers in Washington DC can agree on additional funding sources.