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Kathy Green named Manager of Outreach & Advocacy at AARP Texas

AUSTIN, TX – Kathy Green, an accomplished leader with extensive public policy, nonprofit, and media experience in Texas, has been named the new Manager...

Ford commits to carbon neutrality by 2050

DEARBORN -- Ford Motor Company intends to achieve carbon neutrality globally by 2050, while setting interim targets to more urgently address climate change challenges. The...

Report: 7.7 percent of female workers in Texas are entrepreneurs

Nationwide 7.7 percent of female workers own their own business, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. For many of these women, entrepreneurship...

Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowler Jaylon Smith Encourages Dallas Minority Entrepreneurs Apply for MEI Pitch Competition

Dallas Cowboys star Jaylon Smith is looking forward to hosting the second annual Minority Entrepreneurship Institute (MEI) Showcase in Dallas on July 10th. Smith...

City of Dallas layoff employees layoff 472 employees though mid-July and delay bond projects

Due to COVID-19 the City of Dallas reportedly has lost more money this year did it during the entire Great Recession ten years ago....

City of McKinney and partners offering COVID-19 Small Business Grants

The City of McKinney, partnering with the McKinney Community Development Corporation (MCDC), established the McKinney Strong COVID-19 Small Business and Nonprofit Grant program, offering...

The City of Lewisville is cancelling all events through September due to COVID-19 and budget cuts

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 disease outbreak, the uncertainty of when restrictions will be lifted on large-scale gatherings, and major budgetary concerns, the City...

City of Carrollton Receives ‘AAA’ Long-Term Ratings on Bonds

S&P Global Ratings (S&P) and Fitch Ratings, Inc. independently assigned a “AAA” long-term rating to the City of Carrollton for a $24 million ($20.94...

Black-Owned Newspapers and Media Companies Are Small Businesses Too!

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Publishers of Black-owned community newspapers, including Janis Ware of the Atlanta Voice, Cheryl Smith of Texas Metro News, Chris...

Steady Together, supported by Shaquille O’Neal, focuses on helping gig and hourly workers

ATLANTA (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Steady, a platform solely focused on advising and advocating for workers seeking stable income in America, is launching its biggest...

$349 billion COVID-19 Small Business Program short-changes businesses of color

By Charlene Crowell A $349 billion program created to assist America’s small businesses was launched on April 3 to provide payroll, utilities, rent, and more...

QuikTrip is hiring throughout DFW

QuikTrip (QT) is looking to fill both full- and part-time positions for Store Clerks and Assistant Managers in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. “We are eager...

Dying to Work — Amazon, Other Frontline Workers Bear Brunt Of COVID-19

By Mel Reeves, Community Editor, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder “The organizer’s conduct was immoral, unacceptable, and arguably illegal,” is how an Amazon official sought to frame the...

Black Businesses Matter, But Will They Get Fair Share Of COVID-19 Aid Money?

By Barrington M. Salmon, Contributing Writer, The Final Call @bsalmondc President Donald Trump and Congressional leaders announced the $2 trillion economic stimulus package—the Coronavirus Aid, Relief,...

The Fate of the American Middle Class is in the Hands of Regulators

By Donnell Williams and Antoine M. Thompson Recently, Congress passed phase three of its COVID-19 response, the CARES ACT, a $2 trillion stimulus package that...

COVID-19 financial warning: Consumers and banks should stay away from payday loans

By Charlene Crowell For the foreseeable future, ‘normal’ life will be indefinitely suspended due to the global pandemic known as the coronavirus. Record-breaking employment layoffs in...

Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce selects Sam Reed as new Chairman

Sam Reed has been elected FY2020-2021 Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce (Chamber). Reed will assume...

TWC Unemployment Designated Times to Call to File Claims

Effective Immediately, TWC asks that Texans use their area code to find their proposed call and access times listed below. Recommended Call and Access Times Area...

Coronavirus and the New American Economy

By Solomon Ali, CEO of NDR Energy Group and Revolutionary Concepts The face of the American economy is forever changed by this Coronavirus pandemic. In...

Texas Governor Issues Statewide Stay-at-Home Order

Governor Greg Abbott today released a video with a statewide to message to all Texans as his Executive Order goes into effect requiring all...
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