July 08, 2009: Congressman Gonzalez Votes to Enhance Funding for Small Business Innovation and Research
– Today, Congressman Charles A.
Gonzalez (TX-20) voted to create new jobs and boost the economy by supporting
small business innovation in research and technology. The bill modernizes the
highly successful Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program and the
Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program, more than doubling the amount
of the grants small businesses can apply for and helping them engage in
June 29, 2009: Congressman Gonzalez & Secretary of Labor Solis Announce $600,000 in Grants for our Veterans
Washington, DC –
Today, Congressman Charles A.
Gonzalez (TX-20) joined Secretary of Labor, Hilda Solis at the San Antonio
American GI Forum in announcing $600,000 in Department of Labor (DOL) grants.
The grants are being awarded under the U.S. Department of Labor's Homeless
Veterans Reintegration Program to expedite the reintegration of homeless
veterans into the labor force. American GI Forum National Veterans Outreach
Program, Inc. in San
Antonio will receive $300,000 under an extension of an
existing grant and an added $300,000 under a new funding