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MPEDC & Partners Match Awarded Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas Grant

Overview of High Demand Job Training Program The Texas Workforce Commission has dedicated one million dollars to support collaborations between Workforce Development Boards (Boards) and Economic Development Corporations (EDCs) to provide high-demand occupational job training in local workforce areas. The High Demand Job Training Program is intended to support Boards

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Women in Business- The Broncy Donkey Leather Co.,

Super proud of these entrepreneurs in our community & rooting for their continued success. Manufacturing & production entrepreneurship is in Mount Pleasant’s DNA, from Pilgrim’s- Mt. Pleasant to Priefert Rodeo & Ranch Equipment, Big Tex Trailers, Diamond C Trailers, and Victor Super Premium Pet Food and much more. Be sure to tell these ladies “congrats” next time

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Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

WASHINGTON—U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin and Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza issued the following statement today following the enactment of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act: “We want to thank President Trump for his leadership and commend Leader McConnell, Leader Schumer, Speaker Pelosi, and Leader McCarthy

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Governor Abbott Announces Phase III To Open Texas

WHEREAS, I, Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas, issued a disaster proclamation on March 13, 2020, certifying under Section 418.014 of the Texas Government Code that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) poses an imminent threat of disaster for all counties in the State of Texas; and WHEREAS, in each subsequent month effective

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Governor Abbott Announces Phase Two To Open Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced the second phase of the State of Texas’ ongoing plan to safely and strategically open Texas while minimizing the spread of COVID-19. Under Phase II, restaurants may increase their occupancy to 50% and additional services and activities that remained closed under Phase I may open with restricted

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