Daily Business Bulletin – March 27, 2020

In order to keep you informed on the evolving impact of COVID-19 on our local community, the Plano Chamber will be publishing updates every weekday as the Daily Business Bulletin. We will share the top news items that you need to read to stay up-to-date on important health, community, and business issues as they develop.

March 27, 2020

A message from Governor Abbott

Yesterday the Texas Health and Human Services Commission submitted a waiver request to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid that, if approved, would ensure Texans on Medicaid continue to have their routine needs met, even as the state responds to COVID-19.

Find more information on the waiver HERE.


A message from the Texas Association of Business

Hope rises in Texas as Senate cuts deal on $2 trillion stimulus
After days of negotiation between congressional Republicans and Democrats and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Senate leaders announced early Wednesday they had a deal, with hopes of passing the legislation today and getting checks out to Americans and loans to business and industry within weeks.

Read more HERE.


A message from the Texas Workforce Commission

Taking care of your workers during COVID-19 is our top priority.
Mass Claims program streamlines the unemployment benefit claims process for employers faced with either temporary or permanent layoffs. Employers can submit basic worker information on behalf of their employees to initiate claims for unemployment benefits. You can get started 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Start filing your mass claim HERE.