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Lt. Gov. Patrick Appoints Business Task Force to Re-Start the Economy: Brint Ryan Will Chair

Lt. Governor announced that he has established a Task Force from his Business Advisory Council to begin to work on a set of recommendations for re-starting the economy.

04.07.2020
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Sen. Cruz Meets with President to Support Millions of Energy Sector Jobs Amid Coronavirus Crisis

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) met with President Donald Trump, members of Congress, and business leaders to advocate for the millions of Texans and Americans whose jobs depend on a vibrant energy sector.

04.07.2020
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Brady: "No Delay This Time: Politics Can Wait, Small Businesses Can't"

With nearly half of America’s workers depending on small businesses for their livelihoods, it’s no wonder that demand for the Paycheck Protection Program has been overwhelming.

04.07.2020
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How Congressman McCaul is Helping Victims of Domestic Violence During COVID-19

Congressman Michael McCaul (TX-10) is requesting Vice President Mike Pence and the Coronavirus Task Force that victims of domestic violence be given a safe place to reside during the COVID-19 outbreak.

04.07.2020
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Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce Emergency Rule To Allow Off-Site Outpatient ESRD Facilities

Governor Greg Abbott today announced HHSC has adopted an emergency rule to allow end stage renal disease (ESRD) facilities to treat patients more effectively during the COVID-19 response. 

04.07.2020
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Brady: Our Economy is Going to Have a Strong Rebound

Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) joined Greg Groogin on Fox 26 Houston to discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on the economy, and what we can expect moving forward.

04.06.2020
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Sen. Cruz in Yahoo Finance: How the CARES Act Helps Small Businesses

Sen. Cruz in an op-ed discusses how the CARES Act will help small business and in a video explains how small businesses can access guaranteed loans through the newly established Paycheck Protection Program as a part of the CARES Act.

04.06.2020
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Commissioner Craddick asks Comptroller Hegar to Issue Delay on Severance Tax Collections

Commissioner Christi Craddick sent a letter to Comptroller Glenn Hegar requesting he extend the monthly deadline to file crude oil and natural gas production taxes.

04.06.2020
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Conaway Chronicle: Coronavirus Update

Under the advice of medical professionals, President Trump extended his Slow the Spread guidelines until the end of April to protect our communities by closely following the guidelines.

04.06.2020
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CARES Act: Coronavirus Relief Check Questions Answered

The CARES Act provides financial support through a one-time check for American workers to help them as our country continues its work to defeat the novel coronavirus.

04.03.2020
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$2 Trillion Federal Stimulus Package To Fund Array of Benefits for Texas Workers, Employers

Disaster relief funds, increased unemployment compensation and extended duration part of federal package to help unemployed workers and businesses affected by COVID-19.

04.03.2020
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Chairman Christian Applauds President Trump on Energy Negotiations

Saudi Arabia and Russia may be cutting back approximately 10 Million Barrels, and maybe substantially more which, if it happens, will be GREAT for the oil & gas industry!

04.03.2020
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Protecting Your Paycheck

The Paycheck Protection Program is to help millions of Americans providing $349 billion in low interest loans and grants directly to employers to survive this economic setback and retain their workforce.

04.03.2020
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Plastic Bag Bans Ending Quickly as Customer-Mandated Totes Prove Good Carriers of Viruses or Bacteria

Liberal cities, and even states like NY & NH are suddenly suspending their "Plastic Bag Bans" as customer-mandated totes are proving to be good carriers for Bacteria & Viruses – including the CoronaVirus – and pose a public health hazard during a time of national crisis.

04.02.2020
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Cong. Williams' COVID-19 Update: We're All Stepping Up

From private labs in the U.S., to global giants like Ford and General Motors, the power of the private sector is using its strength to help get us through this crisis.

04.02.2020
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Gov. Abbott Extends Social Distancing Protocols & School Closings to Restrict Spread of CoronaVirus

Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday he was extending the existing Social Distancing Guidelines originally set to expire last Monday until April 30th. The list of "Essential Services & Activities" follows the federal government's definition of Critical Infrastructure Sectors, and includes...

04.02.2020
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Cong. McCaul: New COVID-19 Treatments

"I sent letters to the Food & Drug Authority (FDA) and the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) calling on them to share what their plan is to fast-tracking life-saving treatments to help those who test positive for CoronaVirus."

04.02.2020
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Lt. Gov. Patrick Applauds 5th Circuit Court Stay on Non-Essential Elective Surgeries, including Abortion

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued the following statement today applauding Att. Gen. Ken Paxton for his quick appeal and victory at the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals regarding non-essential elective surgeries during the CoronaVirus pandemic, including abortion.

04.02.2020
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Comptroller’s Office Extends Franchise Tax Deadline

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced that his agency is automatically extending the due date for 2020 franchise tax reports to July 15 to be consistent with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

04.02.2020
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State Rep. Phil King: Here's Your Small Business Owner's CoronaVirus Recovery Guide & Links to Assistance or Help

I know many of you have called our offices and are having trouble getting through on the Texas Workforce Commission's phones or website to process your Unemployment Benefits. I've pulled together a number of links and resources shared with our office from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) that I hope you'll find helpful. 

04.01.2020
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Cong. Brady: Protection For American Workers

The Federal CoronaVirus Aid, Relief & Security CARES Act establishes immediate relief for our small businesses in crisis with a $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program.

04.01.2020
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Chairman George P. Bush Provides Loan Relief for Veterans During COVID-19

The VLB recognizes the unique circumstances induced by COVID-19 and has taken measures to ease the burden of loan and housing penalties on the Veteran community.

04.01.2020
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Texas Businesses Must File Property Tax Renditions by April 15

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds business owners that for many property types, April 15 is the deadline to file property tax renditions with their county appraisal districts.

04.01.2020
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Coronavirus Update: CARES Act

My sole priority is protecting the safety, health and stability of the American people.

04.01.2020
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Trump's Right: We Must Get the U.S. Economy Back Up & Running

The families being hit hardest by the lock-down paralysis of our economy are the lowest-income workers. Getting America back to work ASAP, while taking all necessary measures to contain the CoronaVirus, is the wisest and most balanced solution.

03.31.2020
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04.07.2020

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04.06.2020
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