In a unanimous vote Wednesday morning, Houston City Council passed a million small business economic relief program.
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SBA makes $1.2B more SVOG awards – and more is available for the Covid-19 relief program
Those grants were awarded to about 4,006 entities, with the SBA disbursing about $155 million ... to small-business owners from the SBA's initial set of programs. One of the others is the Economic ...
Last-minute legislative plan would save Texas homeowners $176 on property taxes, if voters approve
AUSTIN — Lawmakers late Monday passed a compromise on tax relief ... programs, $75 million would buck up rural hospitals, $40 million would create an institute on epidemics at UT Health Houston ...
Former Patriot Kenbrell Thompkins guilty of ID theft, COVID-19 relief fraud
A Connecticut state legislator who works as an aide to the West Haven City Council is being accused of creating a company that received more than $600,000 in federal COVID-19 relief funds for ...
Texas GOP advances new maps that would tighten slipping grip
who made up more than half of the nearly 4 million new Texans over the past decade. Many live around Dallas and Houston, where under the GOP-engineered maps, there would be no new districts that ...
Mining fight, pocketknife record, Hitsville remodel: News from around our 50 states
The City Council agreed ... More than $33 million in U.S. Department of Justice grants has been awarded to 26 Virginia-based public and nonprofit organizations to fund programs that address ...
As Louisianans Flee Hurricanes, Natural Gas Dollars and Jobs Flood In
I didn’t know back then that the water’s Yoo-hoo color was caused by sediment dredged up so places like Lake Charles could have a shipway and an economic ... DISASTER RELIEF FOR SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA.” ...
In India's city of silk sarees, rising prices pose risk to nascent recovery
VARANASI, India (Reuters) - In the narrow lanes of the Hindu pilgrimage city of Varanasi, the centre of a famed silk-weaving industry, there's little sign of the nascent economic ... million people in ...
Feeling cheated, ranchers are opting out of the meatpacking system. Biden is backing them up.
An additional $150 million is targeted at small and very small producers, like the Watsons. The USDA also intends to announce on Monday a loan guarantee program that is aimed ... Secretary Tom Vilsack ...
Congress passes bill to avert partial government shutdown
Passage will buy lawmakers more time to craft the spending measures that will fund federal agencies and the programs they ... Tuesday's Lafayette City and Parish Council meeting.
Coronavirus updates: Testing in L.A. now open to asymptomatic essential workers
Garcetti also announced the city’s implementation of a program announced ... aims to raise money for relief efforts, medical supplies and economic stimulus for small businesses affected by ...
Honolulu rental, utility relief program named among best in US
The City and County of Honolulu's Rental and Utility Relief Program ... our economic recovery,” said Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi in a statement. “Catholic Charities Hawaii and the Council ...
Coronavirus updates: California stay-at-home order faces revolts
Republicans have demanded that any new economic relief measure must shield businesses ... The Newport Beach City Council on Saturday voted to back other Orange County coastal cities trying to ...