Grapevine - Colleyville - Southlake
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The state has loosened capacity restrictions for North Texas businesses following a decline in hospitalization rates for COVID-19 patients.
A second round of the Paycheck Protection Program has been approved by Congress and aims to continue distributing financial relief to small businesses. Here is everything you need to know about the second round of the loan program.
The governor explained what Texas has learned from the pandemic and how that will affect legislative priorities.
The North Texas Commission, a public-private partnership of business, local governments, chambers of commerce and other organizations, is continuing to advocate for additional COVID-19 relief for the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the goal of county officials has been to make sure hospitals stay open, and the county has accomplished that goal, Whitley said.
Round 2 of applications for Tarrant County's Small Business Assistance Grant has opened.
Round two of applications for Tarrant County's Small Business Assistance Grant opens next week.
The Texas Workforce Commission has reported 3.2 million Texans have filed for unemployment relief since mid-March.
Frisco City Council will hold the first public hearing on the proposed fiscal year 2021 budget during its regular meeting Aug. 18.
Following a new industry guideline recently distributed by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, more bars across the state may soon be able to qualify as restaurants.
The loss of extra unemployment support could send numbers back down, however.
INTERACTIVE: PPP loans allow Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake businesses to retain over 47,000 jobs
Over 3,500 businesses in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake received potentially forgivable loans through the federal Paycheck Protection Program to help combat the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
Some breweries across the state may now reopen as restaurants after the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission released new guidelines on how restaurants may calculate their alcohol sales receipts.
In the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth area, a total of 258 businesses have received PPP loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, ranging from $150,000 to more than $5 million, according to data from the SBA.
The state of Texas gained 50,000 new jobs in February, but since the coronavirus pandemic hit, more than 2 million jobs have been lost.
This year sales tax-exempt purchases can be made online, over the phone or by mail.
In a July 22 update, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission states that breweries may not have customers consume alcohol on patios.
Sales tax collections in Grapevine and Southlake saw declines, while collections in Colleyville were up.
The Texas comptroller's office has released June sales tax revenue figures.
Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake residents are still filing unemployment claims, but at a lesser rate than a month ago, according to Texas Workforce Commission data.
Texans receiving unemployment benefits will have a little extra time before they have to prove they are actively looking for work to continue receiving state assistance.
The lawsuit was filed in Travis County District Court by Jared Woodfill, a Houston attorney who has led previous legal efforts opposing Abbott’s other shutdown orders during the pandemic.
Unemployment recipients will have to start documenting their efforts to find a new job July 6, with the first reports due July 19.