Markets Drop As Senate Fails To Pass COVID-19 Aid/Stimulus BillThe Senate failed Sunday to advance a third economic stimulus package to help Americans and the American economy weather the coronavirus pandemic.
Texas Small Businesses Hurt By Coronavirus Closures, Cancellations Eligible For Low-Interest Disaster Loans"Small businesses are the foundation of our state’s economy and they need all the help they can get..." said Governor Abbott.
Southwest Airlines Suspends Int'l Flights, While American Airlines Extends Change Fee WaiversAs Dallas-based Southwest Airlines suspends all international flights, Fort Worth-based American Airlines is extending wavier dates for change fees.
Texas Chef Dealing With COVID-19 Restrictions: "I've Got A Lot Of People Who Rely On Us"A North Texas chef is speaking out about how he is coping with changes brought about because of COVID-19, and how he's trying to keep employees on the payroll.
North Texas Restaurants Finding Ways To Stay In Business During PandemicSome painted, “We’re Open” on the windows. Others posted signs advertising discounts and alcohol delivery.
Arlington GM Plant Shutting Down As Automakers Close U.S. Locations Over Coronavirus FearsThe General Motors plant in Arlington is among the dozens of North American auto plants being forced to temporarily close because of concerns about spreading the coronavirus.
Layoffs Due To Coronavirus Sparking Surge In Jobless Claims Across USJobless claims are surging across the U.S. after government officials ordered millions of workers, students and shoppers to stay at home as a precaution against the spreading of coronavirus.
Governor Abbott Allows Restaurants To Deliver Alcohol With Food Purchases During Coronavirus OutbreakRestaurants with a mixed beverage permit may sell beer, wine, or mixed drinks for delivery as long as they are accompanied by food purchased from the restaurant.
Multiple High-End Highland Park Village Shops Shut Down, Clear Shelves During OutbreakMany other shops, malls, restaurants and businesses in North Texas and across the nation have closed temporarily during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Halliburton To Furlough 3,500 Workers On Campus In TexasOilfield service company Halliburton has announced it will institute a mandatory furlough for some 3,500 employees in Texas.
AA Pilots, Flight Attendants Unions Share Concerns, Welcome Feds Help Amid Flight CutsAirlines have requested $50 billion in assistance from the federal government during the coronavirus pandemic.
Airlines Seek $50 Billion Coronavirus Bailout From U.S. GovernmentU.S. airlines -- including Fort Worth-based American Airlines and Dallas-based Southwest Airlines -- are asking the federal government for billions in relief to help them recover from a downturn in travel due to COVID-19.
Fort Worth Issues New Capacity Restrictions For Restaurants, Bars, Gyms, Etc.The city is enacting a mandatory reduction in the occupancy limits of local businesses, reducing current allowed occupancy by 50%, or no more than 125 individuals, whichever is less.
American Airlines Suspending 75% Of Long-Haul International FlightsStarting today Fort Worth-based American Airlines is suspending nearly all long-haul international flights as travel restrictions due to the coronavirus outbreak become more strict.
S&P Trading Halts After Huge Drop And Fed Emergency Rate CutStock trading was halted on Monday after the Federal Reserve's emergency action plan did little to squeal Wall Street's fears of a recession because of the coronavirus pandemic.