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Harlingen launches grant program to help businesses buy equipment

Harlingen’s economic arm is helping small businesses buy production equipment, aiming to expand operations and open up more jobs in town.

Harlingen ‘getting down to business’ to remove permitting hurdles

HARLINGEN — At City Hall, officials are trying to shake off a reputation that’s dogged Harlingen for years.

Economic arm launches $99,600 campaign to ‘elevate’ Harlingen’s image

HARLINGEN — The city’s economic arm is planning to “elevate Harlingen locally, nationally and internationally” as part of a program to draw new industries from inside and outside of the United States.

Harlingen economic arm launches strategic plan

HARLINGEN — The city’s economic arm is launching a new strategic plan aimed at drawing businesses in industries including health care, manufacturing and logistics.

Harlingen pulls $1.4M from tax zone to expand main trade corridor

HARLINGEN — City leaders are pulling $1.4 million out of a tax-generating zone to help Cameron County expand one of the area’s main trade corridors.

Harlingen economic arm offering more businesses grants

HARLINGEN — When Bill DeBrooke planned to put a new roof on a downtown building, he turned to the city’s Economic Development Corporation for help.

Harlingen’s economic arm calls for $50K study targeting industries

HARLINGEN — The city's target industries might be changing amid a rapidly evolving economy.

Gov. Greg Abbott visits Harlingen to tout manufacturing company

Gov. Greg Abbott visited ITD Precision Stampings in Harlingen Wednesday to tour the facility, spotlight the company’s role in the Texas manufacturing economy, and to tout the “Made in Texas” brand known around the world.

Harlingen EDC lands $1.6 million grant; aims to develop industrial park

HARLINGEN — For nearly 10 years, officials with the city’s Economic Development Corporation have been working to develop a 64-acre industrial park on the city’s northern edge, projected to create about 450 jobs.

Harlingen gives mayor voting power, expands EDC board of directors

HARLINGEN — For decades, Harlingen’s five city commissioners have each picked a representative to serve on the Economic Development Corporation’s five-member board of directors, leaving the mayor without voting power.