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HAA: How to Assist Houston's Struggling Arts & Culture Sector

Houston’s cultural arts organizations have been dealt a heavy blow by the coronavirus pandemic with millions in lost revenue and thousands now out of work. But as other local businesses begin to…

COVID-19 Shocks Labor Economy and Drives Unprecedented Job Loss—the Case for Upskilling and Reskilling

The painful and significant disruption to Houston’s labor economy caused by COVID-19 has been a “shock to the system” but will not effectively change the economy’s fundamental makeup. So says Parker…
COVID-19 Business Forums

President's Address Focuses on Reopening Houston Safely

Following Governor Abbott’s announcement this week to reopen portions of the Texas economy, Greater Houston Partnership President and CEO, Bob Harvey, and Senior Vice President of Public Policy,…

COVID-19 Public Policy Update: April 30, 2020

In response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Partnership will provide a weekly update on public policies and other newsworthy items from local, state and national levels of government.…

The Fundamentals for Reopening Houston Safely

Texas has started the gradual process of reopening the economy with the announcement this week of Governor Abbott’s Report to Open Texas. To prepare for the region’s reopening, the Greater Houston…

Houston Business Barometer Week 4: Half of Local Businesses Have Sought Federal Funding

Half of small businesses surveyed by the Greater Houston Partnership this week said they have applied for assistance through federal stimulus programs, and about 60% of those have received funding so…
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