EDA: $3.3 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Support Production of PPE and Develop Related Training in Lowell, MA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.3 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Massachusetts, to continue the production of PPE and to develop related training and curriculum, creating new job and economic […]

EDA: $4.25 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Support Workforce Development and Business Resiliency in Texas

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $4.25 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to help the state of Texas prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus pandemic. “President Biden is committed to creating new opportunities for employers […]

EDA: $3.9 Million Invested in CARES Act Recovery Assistance to Support Pandemic Response and Resiliency Efforts in Virginia

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $3.9 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to help communities and businesses in Virginia respond to the coronavirus pandemic. “President Biden is committed to helping communities grow their critical business clusters to […]

EDA: $1.2 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Expand Broadband Capacity in North Carolina

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.2 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the city of Wilson, North Carolina, to increase broadband capacity and bolster the region’s ability to withstand future economic disruptions. This EDA grant, to […]

EDA: $824,000 in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Support Improvements to the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, LA

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $824,000 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the National World War II Museum, Inc., New Orleans, Louisiana, for campus site improvements and for audio and visual technical systems. This EDA grant, to be matched with $230,945 in […]

EDA: $979,837 in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Support Agricultural Entrepreneurship in the Federated States of Micronesia

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $979,837 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the College of Micronesia, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) to support economic opportunity and food security in the FSM through implementation of an agricultural entrepreneurship program. This EDA grant, […]

EDA: $880,640 in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Boost Broadband Capacity in West Central Colorado

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $880,640 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Region 10 League for Economic Assistance and Planning, Montrose, Colorado, to improve access to affordable, reliable, and abundant internet service in West Central Colorado. This EDA grant, to be […]

EDA: $520,518 in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Support Development of Aquaculture Sector in Prince William Sound

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $520,518 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Chugach Regional Resources Commission, Anchorage, Alaska, to support development of the aquaculture sector in Prince William Sound. This EDA grant, to be matched with $97,235 in local investment, is […]

Census Bureau: Household Pulse Survey 3.1 Begins

The U.S. Census Bureau today announced the beginning of data collection for phase 3.1 of the experimental Household Pulse Survey. Phase 3.1 includes substantial revisions to the questionnaire. Additional questions address the following new topics: disability, child health access, telehealth and child care. Also included are demographic questions to identify service members and military […]