COVID-19 Economic Updates

Governor Abbott Announces Approval Of Emergency Designation For Small Business Disaster Loans From U.S. Small Business Administration

March 20, 2020 | Austin, Texas | Press Release Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has included the entire state of Texas in its Economic Injury Disaster Declaration and granted access to its Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, which will provide long-term, low-interest loans to qualifying businesses across

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Economic Injury Disaster Declaration Information

The Gainesville EDC, the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Gainesville are being asked by the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to track any potential economic injury as a result of COVID-19, due to the fact the State of Texas has declared a disaster. Small businesses (500 or less employees) must

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Important Announcements Concerning COVID-19 & Economic Disaster Relief