San Benito EDC agrees to deal to help bring new business

SAN BENITO — The San Benito Economic Development Corporation and the Small Business Administration have agreed to enter into an agreement that would help some 728 small businesses in town.

To solidify this partnernership, EDC, city and SBA officials met yesterday afternoon to sign it into fruition.

As part of the signing ceremony, Regional Administrator Yolanda Garcia Olivarez, head of the South Central Region of the U.S. Small Business Administration, was in the area to explore local small businesses.

She said the Trans-Pacific Partnership promises to help open doors for small businesses that would otherwise remain closed.

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