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Friday, March 27, 2020
Disaster Field Operations Center West   Release Date:  March 27, 2020Contact:  Richard A. Jenkins, (916) 735-1500, Richard.Jenkins@sba.govRelease Number:  TX 16401-01;TX 16407-01Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Blogs& Instagram   SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to Texas Small Businesses  SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Small nonfarm businesses in the following counties in Texas, New ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Political, Press Release, General News Article, Government
Thursday, March 26, 2020
JOHN CORNYNCONTACT: Drew Brandewie, (202) 224-0704United States Senator – TexasLibby Hambleton Sharp, (512) 461-7036For Immediate ReleaseThursday, March 26, 2020 Cornyn Votes for Third Coronavirus Relief Bill“With both the physical and economic health of our country in crisis, this bold legislation is our best path forward.”  “The American people are depending on us to respond responsibly in a ...read more
Categories: Political, Press Release, Economic, General News Article, Community
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
These are challenging times for businesses all over the nation. The Texas Comptroller’s office knows that during periods of economic hardship, paying or remitting taxes and fees on time can feel like an extra burden when there’s so much uncertainty. We’re thankful to those businesses that were able to remit state and local sales taxes they collected from customers in February on the March 20, ...read more
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
U.S. Department Of Labor Publishes Guidance Explaining Paid Sick Leave And Expanded Family and Medical Leave Under The Families First Coronavirus Response ActWASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced its first round of published guidance to provide information to employees and employers about how each will be able to take advantage of the ...read more
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Friday, March 20, 2020
Official Notice: Temporary Travel Restrictions Across U.S. Northern Border  Earlier today, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued an official notice that only essential travel between the U.S. and Canada will be permitted effective at midnight (ET) tonight, March 20, 2020 until 11:59 p.m. ET on April 20, 2020.The notice defines what is considered to be "essential travel" and states ...read more
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Friday, March 20, 2020
For Immediate Distribution  |  March 20, 2020  |  (512) 463-1826 Governor Abbott Announces Approval Of Emergency Designation For Small Business Disaster Loans From U.S. Small Business AdministrationAUSTIN - 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 ...read more
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Friday, March 20, 2020
JOINT STATEMENT OF BASTROP COUNTY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS (Includes Bastrop County, City of Bastrop, City of Elgin, City of Smithville, Bastrop County School Districts, and your local Chambers)   March 20, 2020 To limit the spread of COVID-19, the Bastrop County Local Governments are following the Executive Orders from Governor Abbott in accordance with Federal guidelines.  Bastrop County Local ...read more
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Friday, March 20, 2020
Disaster Field Operations Center West   Release Date:  March 20, 2020Contact:  Richard A. Jenkins, (916) 735-1500, Richard.Jenkins@sba.govRelease Number:  TX 16381-01Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Blogs& Instagram   SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Texas Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)  SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. Small Business Administration is ...read more
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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
The coronavirus (COVID-19) has disrupted daily routines and led to national, statewide and now countywide declarations of emergency. Events are changing rapidly and forcing widespread changes to our personal lives, plans and activities. The Bastrop Chamber of Commerce is no exception. Following the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations for “social distancing” and to slow the spread ...read more
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Sunday, March 15, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: MARCH 15, 2020 PRESS RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: BRIAN HERNANDEZ PHONE: 512-244-7966 EXT. 5020 CEDAR PARK, Texas ⎯ As Governor Greg Abbott has declared a state of disaster in Texas due tonovel coronavirus (COVID-19), and our communities continue to feel the increased impact of its global effects, the Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area (WSRCA) team has mobilized to ...read more
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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Contact:Chris BryanKevin Lyons Email Us512-463-4070Comptroller.Texas.Gov1-800-531-5441ext. 3-4070FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 11, 2020 Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $766 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $766.2 million in local ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, March 06, 2020
CASA of Bastrop, Fayette & Lee Counties is pleased to announce the recent appointment of (left to right)  Heidi Obie, Bill Owens, Jo Watts, Lisa Muras, Laura Frey, Douglas Britton-Davis, Dave Tovar, Dee Houston and Bonnie Crankshaw as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) by Judge Benton Eskew on March 3, 2020.    CASA of Bastrop, Fayette & Lee Counties endeavors to provide trained ...read more
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Friday, December 27, 2019
Contact: Becki WombleBastrop Chamber of Commerce President/CEO(512) 303-0558bwomble@bastropchamber.com    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                             December 27, 2019     Bastrop Chamber of Commerce Rolls Out Tiered Dues Investment Schedule  Bastrop, Texas – The Bastrop Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce a new Tiered Dues ...read more
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