McKinney distributing nearly $400,000 in first round of McKinney Strong small business grants

McKinney distributing nearly $400,000 in first round of McKinney Strong small business grants

McKinney is in the process of distributing $395,000 in $1,500 grants to local businesses who applied for the McKinney Strong COVID-19 Small Business and Nonprofit Grant program. Applications for the program closed May 10, and Cindy Schneible, of the McKinney Community Development Corporation (MCDC), said at Tuesday’s City Council work session that 271 applications had […]

The latest on Carlos Ghosn’s escape and four other business stories you need to read today

The latest on Carlos Ghosn’s escape and four other business stories you need to read today

Carlos Ghosn’s spiriting away remains the No. 1 ripped-from-the-headlines saga that we here at CNN Business are most looking forward to binge-watching when it is inevitably adapted into a 12-part series. (Hey HBO showrunners, DM me!)  It had been a few months since we’d had an update on the former Nissan chairman, who disappeared from […]

The government should pay businesses and workers to be productive, not to do nothing (opinion)

The government should pay businesses and workers to be productive, not to do nothing (opinion)

The government typically provides aid to workers who have lost their jobs. Once they accept new jobs, the benefits cease. At first glance, this policy looks sensible, but it has terrible consequences. In effect, the unemployment benefits amount to a reward for being unemployed, and their withdrawal functions like a tax on work. People who […]

Chamber Update Provides Extensive Resources For Reopening Businesses – Los Alamos Reporter

Chamber Update Provides Extensive Resources For Reopening Businesses – Los Alamos Reporter

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NEWS LACDC Zoom Calls, Restaurant List & Business Status ListThe LACDC staff continues to host remote Zoom meetings with the local business community to discuss support options and advocacy. Please pre-register. You may send questions ahead of time to [email protected] There is a meeting today, Wednesday, May 20 at noon. Register Register All Together […]

The insurance industry has no intention of footing the bill for coronavirus shutdowns, will Colorado lawmakers make them?

The insurance industry has no intention of footing the bill for coronavirus shutdowns, will Colorado lawmakers make them?

The Royal Gorge Route Railroad is a highly visible piece of the Fremont County economy, bringing 150,000 riders and $30 million in economic activity per year to south-central Colorado, owner Mark Greksa says. Of the many business challenges stampeding through Greksa’s mind these days, one has emerged in recent weeks as a major hurdle to […]

4 Tensions in Family Businesses — and How to Work Through Them

4 Tensions in Family Businesses — and How to Work Through Them

Executive Summary Only 30% of family businesses survive into the second generation. This means that in 70% of family businesses, the family loses control of the assets, and relationships are potentially destroyed. Family businesses can go under for many reasons, including conflicts over money, poor management, and fighting about the succession of power from one generation to […]

In coronavirus crisis, crowdfunding small business rules relaxed: SEC Commissioners Peirce, Roisman

In coronavirus crisis, crowdfunding small business rules relaxed: SEC Commissioners Peirce, Roisman

FOX Business’ Gerri Willis explains how startup accelerators are supporting small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic by providing seed money, mentoring and networking. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Over the two months, few Americans have dined out, but many have dined in on takeout […]