EDA: $7.25 Million Invested in Texas to Support Disaster Recovery and Entrepreneurial Growth Efforts

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $7.25 million in grants to the state of Texas to help the communities of Rockport and Lubbock respond to 2017 disasters and to support entrepreneurial growth efforts in Amarillo. “President Trump has committed […]

EDA: $27 Million Invested to Expand and Improve Airports in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $27 million in grants to the Virgin Islands Port Authority of St. Thomas, U.S.V.I., to expand and improve two major airports in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. According to grantee estimates, […]

HUD: Additional $652 Million Approved to Support Texas in Its Recovery from Hurricane Harvey

Action supports $5 Billion in disaster recovery already approved by HUD U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced HUD is approving an additional $652 million to support Texas in its recovery from Hurricane Harvey. The recovery plan HUD is approving today will further assist […]

EDA: $800,000 Invested to Support Disaster Recovery Efforts in Houston, TX

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding an $800,000 grant to the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) of Washington, D.C., to support ongoing economic recovery needs in Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. “We commend our partners at IEDC for helping to revitalize Houston’s […]

FEMA: Hurricane Recovery Continues in Florida with More Than $835.4 Million in Federal Support

Three months after Hurricane Michael made landfall, communities continue recovery efforts with support from the State of Florida and federal agencies. More than $835.4 million in federal funds has been provided for homeowners, renters, businesses and flood insurance policyholders as of Jan. 9. The State of Florida and local communities […]

FEMA: Puerto Rico’s Recovery Brings Opportunity to Improve

As 2018 ends, Puerto Rico’s transformation from hurricanes Irma and Maria has pivoted toward making the island stronger and more resilient. The island’s long-term recovery envisions enhanced infrastructure and communities more capable of withstanding events like the 2017 hurricanes. The Government of Puerto Rico and FEMA have collaborated on several […]