Each year the Texas Workforce Commission honors those employers whose investment in the Texas workforce contributes to the state’s thriving economy. This program booklet provides summaries of all those employers nominated and their successful collaborations with Texas’ 28 local workforce development boards. Read more.
As stakeholders and providers in the field of early education and child care in Texas, we support efforts to promote, support and sustain quality child care programs and to help parents understand what quality programs look like, and how to find and access the right program.
To help reduce crowded classrooms, to expand arts, science and technology offerings, and to attract and retain high-quality teachers, lawmakers should boost the state’s contribution to public schools.
President Trump signed into law Thursday an $867 billion farm bill that provides billions in aid to U.S. farmers while rejecting deep cuts to the federal food stamp programs sought by some House Republicans.
In a service region with a population of more than 7 million people, over 120,000 employers, and a labor force of over 3 million, it isn’t often that a single individual stands out. But when Victor Adams started his journey out of homelessness and into a well-paying apprenticeship everyone ... Read More
On his way out of office, House Speaker Joe Straus says he will leave Texas with a proposed budget that boosts education funding by $5 billion over the next two years for prekindergarten and special education, thanks to a strong economy.