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Tuesday, April 07, 2020
APRIL 6, 2020 Contact:   Press Office, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov ·           WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today a new streamlined process for providing states funding flexibilities to best meet the needs of students and educators during the COVID-19 national emergency. the national emergency The new flexibilities, authorized under the Coronavirus Aid, ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Economic, Press Release
Monday, April 06, 2020
We understand that the increased burdens placed on families as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic will mean even more of our patients may need to access this community benefit. We are expanding our financial assistance program to include those who are significantly and financially impacted by the COVID-19 virus and the toll it has taken on our economy. If you have been financially burdened by ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act The programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was just passed by Congress are intended to assist business owners with whatever needs they have right now. When implemented, there will be many new resources available for small businesses, as well as certain non- profits and other employers. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
Social Security Recipients Will Automatically Receive Economic Impact Payments In a Treasury Department press release, the Treasury Department and the IRS have announced that social security beneficiaries will not need to file a “simple” return to receive an economic impact payment and that the payment will be automatic.Background: In a March 30, 2020 Information Release, the IRS provided details ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Education
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
As the Coronavirus (Covid-19) continues its spread throughout the United States, there have been some changes to our Income tax system.Prior to March 17, 2020 the Income Tax system had not been effected.  If you are a Partnership or S-Corporation, the deadline for filing your tax returns or extensions was still March 16th 2020.   On March 17th, following President Trump's declaration of a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Community, Education, Press Release
Friday, March 27, 2020
In the midst of this national health crisis, we stand ready to fight on behalf of all the businesses on the Southside. Throughout our history we’ve seen major economic events including the closures of Kelly and Brooks Air Force Base. Our history has proven to us that we are resilient and will rise together through this new crisis. The South Chamber is ready to help ensure you have access to all ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, March 23, 2020
San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg has issued an addendum to the Stay Home, Work Safe Orders. The addendum is consistent with Governor Abbott’s Executive Order issued on March 31, 2020. The addendum outlines the following measures: Staff members at long-term care facilities may only work at one facility. Long-term care facilities should identify and exclude potentially infected staff members and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
The State of Texas is preparing an application for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan declaration that would give the state access to small business disaster assistance loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration through the economic injury disaster loan program. Economic Injury Disaster Loans provide small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million to help meet financial ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber