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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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Disaster Loans for Business Affected by Hurricane Harvey – SBA

SBA Disaster Loans for Businesses Affected by Hurricane Harvey   U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FACT SHEET – DISASTER LOANS   TEXAS Declaration #15274 & #15275 (Disaster:  TX-00487) Incident:  HURRICANE HARVEY Occurring:  August 23, 2017 & continuing in the Texas counties of:  Aransas, Bee, Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Harris, Jackson, Kleberg, Liberty, Matagorda, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria & Wharton; and for economic injury only in the contiguous Texas counties of:  Austin, Brooks, Colorado, DeWitt, Hardin, Jefferson, Jim Wells, Karnes, Kenedy, Lavaca, Live Oak, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto & Waller Application Filing Deadlines: Physical Damage:  October 24,...

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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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SBA to host Financing Event 05052017

Small Business Administration (SBA) Small Business Lender/Borrower Matchmaking Event Small Business Administration (SBA) sent this bulletin at 04/20/2017 10:50 AM EDT SBA Houston District Office National Small Business Week Lender/Borrower Matchmaking Event Join the Houston District Office at the SBA Small Business Lender/Borrower Matchmaking Event hosted by Houston Community College. WHO: Representatives from banks and credit unions will be on hand to meet with existing and start-up business owners to discuss funding options. WHAT: A one-stop forum for business owners and entrepreneurs to: • Pitch financing needs to multiple lenders in one-on-one 15 min. sessions (speed dating format) •...

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