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The city of Austin so far has approved 52 Economic Injury Bridge Loans totaling $1,720,400.


That's nearly 29% of the $6 million in Section 108 funds approved by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for this purpose April 8, 2020.

But borrowers haven't seen a dime of it.

Read the whole story at The Austin Bulldog.

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Joann's Fine Foods on South Congress Avenue is one of many local restaurants looking to hire staff. (Emma Freer/Austonia)

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Monday that Texas will opt out of further federal unemployment benefits related to the pandemic effective June 26, citing the number of current job openings and concern about potentially fraudulent unemployment claims. The benefits include a $300 weekly supplement.

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Is it just us, or is the current Austin mask situation confusing? Are we supposed to wear a mask or not, and where? And should we wear one anyway, even if not requested or required?

Austin health orders requiring masks expire Tuesday. What then?

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