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Women Owned Business Resources SBA

Women-owned businesses The SBA helps women entrepreneurs launch new businesses and compete in the marketplace. Connect with the training and funding opportunities specifically for women. Content Office of Women’s Business Ownership (OWBO) Funding for women-owned small businesses Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB) Federal Contracting program Other resources for women-owned businesses Office of Women’s Business Ownership (OWBO) The Office of Women’s Business Ownership helps women entrepreneurs through programs coordinated by SBA district offices. Programs include business training, counseling, federal contracts, and access to credit and capital. The OWBO oversees Women’s Business Centers (WBCs). These centers seek to level the playing field for all women entrepreneurs,...

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Aerospace Manufacturing Texas is Open for Business

The “PricewaterhouseCoopers’ 2017 Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness rankings”, study for the current year 2017 ranks the desirability of a state for the development of Aerospace industry by considering six subcategories: Labor force, which included education and number of employees. Infrastructure, which measured the quality of roads, railroads and air travel as well as internet usage. Aerospace industry, which included market size, profit maturity and growth. Economy, which included the state’s GDP, CPI, manufacturing output and government subsidies. Costs, such a energy, transportation and labor costs. Tax policy, which considered states’ tax rates for individuals and corporate income tax as well...

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Hurricane Harvey Recovery – SBA

Hurricane Harvey Recovery Disaster Assistance SBA Stands Ready to Assist Louisiana and Texas Business and Residents Affected by Hurricane Harvey Hurricane Harvey Recovery Links are below: If you are located in a declared disaster area, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA). TEXAS Declaration #15274 & #15275  (Disaster: TX-00487) Incident: Hurricane Harvey SBA Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955. The level of impact, types of Disaster Loans and the counties affected can be viewed by visiting clicking the declaration numbers above. To be considered for all forms of disaster assistance, victims...

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2017 Hurricane Prepardness

  HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS General Information: Hurricanes generate a series of threats to lives and property. The most obvious is the threat posed to buildings, equipment, and people by the high winds which characterize such storms. In flat areas, storm surges may rush many miles inland. Hurricanes often generate heavy rainfall, which can cause severe flooding over wide areas. Hurricanes also may spawn deadly tornadoes. Flooding and tornadoes may affect areas well inland.  You should also prepare for these potential interruptions. The National Weather Service rates hurricanes by their intensity, using a scale of one to five. The scale categorizes...

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