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