Victoria to receive $400K CARES Act grant to aid local businesses during pandemic

AUSTIN – U.S. Senator John Cornyn announced Friday that the Golden Crescent Regional Planning Commission will receive a federal grant totaling $400,000 to support a regional economic recovery and resilience team.

This grant will be used to support local redevelopment and revitalization in the region and to assist communities in responding to the coronavirus pandemic. The funding comes through the Economic Development Administration as a part of the CARES Act.

“As the coronavirus outbreak disrupts our way of life, it is critical that we take active measures to ensure that struggling Texas businesses can weather the storm,” said Senator John Cornyn. “I’ll continue to do everything I can to help small businesses in Victoria bounce back amid this pandemic.”

Senator John Cornyn, a Republican from Texas, is a member of the Senate Finance, Intelligence, and Judiciary Committees.


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