In The States
Governor Jim Pillen (R) has unveiled unprecedented state investments totaling over $234 million for Omaha, Nebraska’s largest city. The announcement introduces the North and South Omaha Recovery Grant Program, a strategic initiative under the Economic Recovery Act aimed at promoting innovation and fostering economic revitalization in communities. The program seeks to enhance economic opportunities within city neighborhoods that have been impacted by the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On The Hill
The House Committee on Small Business held a hearing on Tuesday 1/30 on “Pathways to Success: Supporting Entrepreneurs and Employees with Disabilities.”
At The Agencies
The US Department of Commerce announced that the U.S. economy had grown faster than expected for the year and final quarter of 2023.
The US Small Business Administration issued a readout of SBA Administrator Guzman’s attendance at a meeting of the President’s Advisory Commission on the Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Hispanics Initiative.