87th Texas Legislative Session webinar recap
Jun 11, 2021
On Tuesday, June 8th, we hosted a recap of this year's legislative session, where we heard an update on the Chamber's policy priorities and members of the Central Texas delegation shared session highlights.
The latest City of Austin COVID-19 orders and ordinances
May 25, 2021
On May 18, 2021, Austin-Travis County moved to Stage 2 of the Austin Public Health (APH) COVID-19 Risk-Based Guidelines for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Spectrum Reach launches Pay It Forward program grants
May 6, 2021
Spectrum Reach is trying to help you connect with your customers with a $15,000 Pay It Forward program grant. To qualify, you must be registered as a minority-owned business.
WalletHub announces Austin is 2021's 8th best large city to start a business
Apr 29, 2021
We all know that Austin is a great city to live, work, and thrive. But did you also know that it is one of the best large cities to start a business?
McKinsey & Company's COVID-19 impact on business, the economy, and recovery
Mar 23, 2021
There are so many questions centered around life after coronavirus. What will our well-being and recovery look like when returning to work?
Inside the Capitol with the Texas Legislative Black Caucus
Mar 17, 2021
On March 12th, we welcomed Chairwoman Nicole Collier, Senator Royce West and Representative Sheryl Cole to discuss the priorities of the Texas Legislative Black Caucus during the 87th Texas Legislative Session. The panel was moderated by Nikelle Meade of Husch Blackwell.
City opens Austin Legacy Business Relief grant
Feb 16, 2021
Opening February 16, 2021, the Austin Legacy Business Relief Grant is a $5 million fund offering COVID-19 financial assistance to local businesses that have called Austin home for at least 20 years. Eligible applicants could receive $20,000 in emergency funding, with the opportunity to receive enhanced funding up to $140,000 to cover operating expenses.
Inside the Capitol with the Mexican American Legislative Caucus
Feb 15, 2021
The Mexican American Legislative Caucus (MALC) of the Texas House of Representatives is the largest and oldest Latino Caucus in the U.S. On February 12, we welcomed Chairman Rafael Anchía and Representative Eddie Rodriguez, Policy Chair to talk about the priorities of MALC during the 87th Legislative Session.
Inside the Capitol with Comptroller Glenn Hegar
Feb 2, 2021
On January 29th, we were joined for a special Pulse on Policy conversation with Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar, who monitors Texas' financial health to ensure it maintains strong fund balances.
Economic recovery: The changing workplace
Feb 1, 2021
On January 21st, we were joined by industry experts to discuss how employers are staying safe during COVID-19 and which practices may be here to stay.
Celebrating 20 years of the Greater Austin Business Awards
Dec 18, 2020
On December 8th, the Greater Austin Business Awards celebrated businesses in the region, recognizing the people and companies that have demonstrated a unique vision, innovation, and best business practices.
What it’s like to be a chef during COVID-19 with Trulucks’ Chef Brian Wubbena
Dec 15, 2020
There is no getting around it, it is a strange new world out there. And while there is plenty to mope about, it is exciting for us to pivot and embrace the challenge of it all. Always relying on typed recipes and in-person visits to explain preparation, is no longer a viable option.