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.
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefit payments will continue to be paid on time during the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Just think about it: four weeks ago we had a beautiful economic picture – a $20 trillion dollar economic engine that was the envy of the world. But you can't just shut down a $20 trillion dollar engine for two or three or four months and expect it to start right back up. That just doesn't happen. We've got to get America back up and running," economist Steve Moore tells Insider's Jim Cardle.
This bill provides immediate emergency relief to working men and women all across this country and will help keep America’s small businesses afloat during these challenging times.
Jig-saw puzzles are hard to find, and the kids are learning some discipline. The coming holidays of Easter & Passover are usually recognized as times of family togetherness – but this year, many gatherings will be by internet. A temporary change in life-style is warranted – and actually happening.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott approved the Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) request to temporarily suspend compliance with several state laws that impair the ability to maintain child care services, especially child care services for essential frontline workers in relation to efforts to cope with the declared disaster.
"Medicare for All" legislation in the House & Senate would do more than just transform the nation's entire $3.7 trillion Health Care System. It would touch everything – and wade into some of the biggest political fights of our era, including Abortion, Drug Prices & the nation's Immigration Policies. Here are 14 Elements of the plan that you may not know were in there.