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Taxpayers will not be required to pay their March, April, May and June 2020 payments until the end of the contract.
MACC Director Shannan Reid said in an email she is encouraging all Montgomery businesses to go live on Facebook.
The day after the price for West Texas Intermediate crude oil took a historic plunge into negative digits on April 20, it began to climb above zero.
The grant is open to any business that has generated at least $12,500 in Texan sales tax revenue and that can demonstrate a sales drop of at least 25% in March or April.
Like many other industries in the Greater Houston area, the Houston Airport System took a sharp hit in the month of March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
While state parks reopened across Texas on April 20, restrictions remain in place for parks visitors.
Following Gov. Greg Abbott's announcement of a plan to reopen Texas' economy in stages, Montgomery County took swift local action.
Since March 14, the Texas Workforce Commission has helped more than 1.2 million Texans apply for unemployment benefits.
Officials clarified that products bought online still qualify for the exemption and urged residents who visit retailers in person to follow social distancing guidelines.
United Airlines expects to fly fewer people the entire month of May than it did in a single day in May 2019.
The webinar highlighted four Small Business Association programs, including the Paycheck Protection Program, the Economic Injury Disaster Loan, the SBA Express Bridge Loan and SBA Debt Relief program.
The are still many unknowns about the virus, according to infectious disease expert Jill Weatherhead.
Mayor Sara Countryman said she wants the city to develop a plan to provide resources for local small businesses to be able to provide information.
Patrick Jankowski said locals could see a loss of 250,000 jobs in March and April alone.
Gov. Greg Abbott released data April 13 on how Texas is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic statewide.
For those actively searching for a job, here is a noncomprehensive list of companies currently offering full-time, part-time and seasonal opportunities in the Greater Houston area as of April 14.
As Texas is facing its highest rate of unemployment claims in recent history, a total of $50 million in loan funds is now available for small businesses across the state to provide economic relief.
For the second week in a row, more than 6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits, according to federal data.
TSA limits checkpoints at George Bush Intercontinental Airport; Houston Airport System expects significant decline in March passengers
With low passenger travel amid the coronavirus pandemic, Transportation Security Administration checkpoints at George Bush Intercontinental Airport have been consolidated to make better use of resources and personnel, Houston Airport System officials said.
The deadline for April rent is looming as renters—both in public and private housing—in the Greater Houston area may be struggling financially in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
The $2 trillion package provides funding to help fight the virus and to provide financial assistance for Americans during the pandemic.
Texas ranked fifth among states in the U.S. with 275,597 initial claims filed the week ending March 28.
While sectors that are considered nonessential and cannot deliver their goods and services remotely are most at risk, the economist said all jobs are on the line if the shutdown continues after May.