Texarkana local business will receive a $400,000 'Cares Act Grant' to aid local businesses during the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic

The North East Texas Economic Development District will receive a federal grant totaling $400,000 to provide technical assistance to local government as it relates to the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, U.S. Senator John Cornyn announced.

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 which Sen. Cornyn supported in March.

Senator John Cornyn had this to say about the grant:

“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 Texarkana 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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