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Monday, September 18, 2017
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Acting Regional Administrator Dorothy Overal of the U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that SBA has approved $265,581,100 in federal disaster loans for Texas businesses and residents impacted by Hurricane Harvey.   According to Overal, SBA has approved 226 loans for $20,323,000 for businesses and 2,919 loans for $245,258,100 for residents to help ...read more
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Monday, September 11, 2017
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Acting Regional Administrator Dorothy Overal of the U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that SBA has approved $103,866,200 in federal disaster loans for Texas businesses and residents impacted by Hurricane Harvey.   According to Overal, SBA has approved 95 loans for $8,539,700 businesses and 1,046 loans for $95,326,500 for residents to help rebuild and recover ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Thursday, September 07, 2017
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The U.S Small Business Administration and the University of Houston‑Victoria Small Business Development Center today announced the opening of an SBA Business Recovery Center in Rockport on Friday, Sept. 8 to provide a wide range of services to businesses impacted by Hurricane Harvey. The center will open as indicated below.   “Due to the severe property damage and economic ...read more
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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
(Bastrop) – The Bastrop ISD Board of Trustees voted Aug. 15 to call for an $88.5 million bond. The proposition, if passed by voters, would involve an Interest & Sinking (I&S) rate increase of 2.15 cents. The decision to move forward on the Nov. 7 election followed recommendations from a citizen-based bond review committee that reviewed voter and parent feedback, examined facilities data and ...read more
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