April 3 2020
COVID-19, News

Week in Review: March 30 – April 3, 2020

  Stay up-to-date on business and economic development happenings in the Capital Region with the CEG Economic Development Week in Review. Don’t miss out on the developments that are transforming the region by following us on: CEG IN THE NEWS Business Review: A guide to local resources for Albany region businesses struggling with coronavirus Saratogian:

April 3 2020
COVID-19, Manufacturing, News

Face Shield Protection Production Collaboration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts Tech Valley Center of Gravity: Cheryl Kennedy | (518) 244-3544     Center for Economic Growth: Michael Lobsinger | (518) 465-8975 x 238 Tech Valley Center of Gravity, Center for Economic Growth, Benét Laboratories, and Rensselaer County Industrial Development Agency “facing up” to COVID-19 to produce up to 500 protective face shields

April 3 2020
COVID-19, Employment/Workforce, General

CEG’s Job Search Tools for Capital Region Workers Displaced by COVID-19

In this unprecedented time of economic disruption, the Center for Economic Growth recognizes there are many people in the Capital Region in urgent need of employment. We have the tools to help connect Capital Region employers with our local talent now seeking jobs. Let CEG leverage our resources to help you recover from this crisis

April 1 2020
COVID-19, Employment/Workforce, General

SBA Releases Details on Paycheck Protection Program

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has released details on the $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) that was included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was enacted last week. SBA 7(a) lenders may begin processing loans as soon as April 3. However, small businesses impacted by COVID-19 should submit a

March 27 2020
COVID-19, Employment/Workforce, General, Manufacturing

The 10 Things in the COVID-19 Stimulus Package that Capital Region Businesses Must Know

Congress passed a $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. Many Capital Region businesses will need the funding and financial tools it provides to recover from the economic disruptions caused by COVID-19. The Center for Economic Growth is helping local businesses identify stimulus-related funding programs as well as private financing options that can

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