(AUSTIN) — In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to provide Texas businesses relief, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today that his agency is automatically extending the due date for 2020 franchise tax reports to July 15 to be consistent with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

On March 27, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law. The act provides economic relief to individuals and small businesses facing the economic downturn created by the coronavirus crisis. Although the economic impact payments will begin making their w…

America is currently facing an unprecedented pandemic that has upended much of our normal routines and touched every aspect of our society. Schools are finishing the year online, businesses are forced close their storefronts, and most all events have been canceled for the foreseeable future.…

The outbreak of COVID-19 has caused unprecedented changes to the lives of individuals all across Texas and across the globe. As such, we are replacing our normal ICYMI monthly email with a summary of TWC updates on our efforts to help Texans and resources available to help those in need duri…

The Steering Committee of Community Rehab Project has determined it would be best to delay this year’s planned Project until next year.  The uncertainty of what our daily life will be like in early June makes it impossible to plan for the annual event. 

Senator Cornyn has been working to provide relief for Texas small businesses struggling with the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  After extensive discussions with Texas small business owners, local Texas Chambers of Commerce, and numerous other Texans, Sen. Cornyn has successfully …

Urgent Alert Regarding Paycheck Protection ProgramStarting this Friday, April 3, 2020, small businesses and sole proprietors can apply for a loan through the Paycheck Protection Program. The Department of the Treasury is advising small businesses “to apply as quickly as you can because there…

Below is a press release on the Paycheck Protection Program from the U.S. Treasury. With $349 Billion in Emergency Small Business Capital Cleared, Treasury and SBA Begin Unprecedented Public-Private Mobilization Effort to Distribute Funds

Health experts and government officials insist social distancing is necessary in the fight to slow the spread of coronavirus from potentially swamping the nations’ medical system and leading to more deaths.  Because the symptoms of coronavirus will not affect everyone and may have less than …

U.S. meat and poultry production increased an estimated 10% during the week ending March 28, according to the Livestock Marketing Information Center (LMIC). Over the past four weeks, combined production of beef, pork, chicken and turkey was up 8.5% compared to the previous year.

Statement by Texas Medical Association (TMA) President David C. Fleeger, MD, about Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s statewide stay-at-home executive order except for essential workers and needs.

WASHINGTON – The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) will receive a $2,077,613 federal grant for its Hospital Preparedness Program, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) announced today. The Hospital Preparedness Program works with Texas’ 22 trauma service areas (TSAs) to develop and …

WASHINGTON – The Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) will receive a $236,756,360.44 federal grant to aid its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) announced today.  The funding comes from the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Managemen…

Our world is in turmoil at the moment as the U.S. is virtually shut down to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Americans are stressed, businesses are closed, and unemployment is rampant as people shelter in place. Health concerns are this country's highest priority.

Mar 23, 2020 As the coronavirus spreads globally, it has caused a major impact on the sports world.Expect more changes in the coming days and weeks as we head toward the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in Japan, which has been one of the more heavily affected countries. The 2020 Summer Olympics have bee…

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