March 23, 2020

Hubert Zajicek knows that we have a strong innovation community here in North Texas that can have an impact-not only locally, but globally. Zajicek, who runs Dallas-based accelerator Health Wildcatters, also believes we have to act fast to find solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Zajicek, himself a trained physician, has started a new group called […]

March 22, 2020

Dallas-based AT&T is setting up a $10 million fund to help Americans weather the coronavirus pandemic by providing resources to educators, parents and students continuing their schooling online. The AT&T Distance Learning and Family Connections Fund’s first contribution is a $1 million donation to online tutoring service Khan Academy, according to the company. Khan Academy […]

Dallas County residents are being ordered to stay in their homes except for essential work and errands. County Judge Clay Jenkins is expected to announce the strictest limits yet on social gatherings and movement in Texas at 5:30 p.m. His order, which came the same day the number of positive cases of coronavirus cases in […]

The dramatic spread of COVID-19 has disrupted lives, livelihoods, communities and businesses worldwide. Only coordinated action by political, community and business leaders, combined with multi-stakeholder cooperation, can mitigate the risk and impact of this unprecedented global health emergency. As business leaders, we have an essential role to play in combating this public health crisis and […]

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins issued a new set of orders related to the growing COVID-19 crisis Saturday, including the closure of personal grooming services and public gathering places, a ban on all non-essential medical and dental procedures, and a 12-roll limit on toilet paper purchases. The order also places strict social-distancing measures on public […]

March 21, 2020

The Dallas Regional Chamber calls on all members of our North Texas Congressional delegation to support immediate federal assistance for U.S. airlines. In the Dallas Region, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines are vital economic engines. American Airlines has 33,000 employees here and 80 percent of the flights at DFW International Airport, which accounts for $40 […]

March 20, 2020

COVID-19 (coronavirus) presents significant challenges to people and organizations around the globe and the disruption continues to evolve. It’s important that we prepare for, respond to, and ideally emerge stronger from this “new normal.” PwC’s team of specialists collaborated to create a digital assessment to help you understand the potential impact to your business and […]

Small business owners across Texas are now able to apply for up to $2 million in long term, low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday. “Small businesses are the foundation of our state’s economy and they need all the help they can get as the ripple effects of COVID-19 impact their everyday […]

Amidst the uncertainty and volatility of the Coronavirus pandemic, one thing holds true now more than ever: we are all in this together. United Way of Metropolitan Dallas remains steadfast in our mission to LIVE UNITED, together with our corporate and community partners, to put opportunity in the hands of all North Texans. Our partners at […]

In recognition of the significant contributions its frontline team members are playing during an incredible time of need, Target today announced it is raising its industry-leading pay by $2 an hour until at least May 2. In addition, effective immediately, Target is offering a new option for all team members who are 65 or older, […]