EDA: $2.9 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Build Broadband Infrastructure to Serve Businesses and Residents in Farmersville, TX

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.9 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the city of Farmersville, Texas, to build new fiber optic broadband infrastructure to support businesses and residents. This EDA grant will be matched […]

EDA: $2 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested for Rail Expansion to Support Manufacturing Sector in Wynne, AR

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the city of Wynne, Arkansas, to construct a new industrial rail spur facility to support local manufacturers. This EDA grant, to be matched […]

EDA: $1.2 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested for Rail Port Improvements to Support Businesses and Create Jobs in Lubbock, TX

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.2 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, Lubbock, Texas, for enhancements to the Lubbock Rail Port, supporting job creation and business expansion. This EDA grant, […]

Census Bureau: Household Pulse Survey Phase 3.2 Biweekly Data Released

The U.S. Census Bureau today released new data from phase 3.2 of the experimental Household Pulse Survey. This phase of data collection includes new questions on the Child Tax Credit, sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI), rent/mortgage arrears, utility arrears and restrictions, summer catch-up education activities for grades K-12 and preventative […]

HUD: New Rule Issued Protecting Tenants Facing Eviction for Non-Payment of Rent in HUD-Assisted Properties

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Wednesday announced that it will publish a rule that prohibits the eviction of tenants facing eviction for nonpayment of rent from HUD-subsidized public housing and certain properties with project-based rental assistance without providing a 30-day notice period that includes information […]

EDA: $5.1 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Construct a Warehouse and Hangar Facility to Support Job Creeation in Mobile, AL

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $5.1 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Mobile Airport Authority, Mobile, Alabama, to construct a multi-use cargo warehouse and hangar facility at the Mobile Aeroplex, promoting business expansion and […]

EDA: $3.8 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Support Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Flint, MI

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.8 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the University of Michigan-Flint, Flint, Michigan, to construct the university’s new College of Innovation and Technology. This EDA grant, to be matched with […]

EDA: $3.4 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Support Economic Resiliency in California

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $3.4 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to help the state of California prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus. “President Biden is working to ensure that communities recovering from […]