16 April 2020 – Small Business Webinar Series to provide information on COVID-19 recovery resources

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy, Private Sector and Businesses
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; New initiatives
Level of Jurisdiction: Texas
Lead People/Agency: Governor Greg Abbott

Overview: Governor Greg Abbott’s Office of Economic Development and Tourism (EDT) yesterday launched the Governor’s Small Business Webinar Series to provide Texas small business owners and entrepreneurs with timely, relevant, and actionable information on COVID-19 recovery resources. The first webinar, specifically tailored to Central Texas, was attended by over 3,000 Texans. The Webinar Series takes the place of the Governor’s Small Business Series events that were postponed due to COVID-19.
Full details here: https://gov.texas.gov/news/post/governor-abbott-launches-small-business-webinar-series

Type of Justification: Anecdotal Evidence (e.g. social or traditional media with limited evidence base)