The Senate Appropriations Committee released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill, which funds education and workforce development programs, including Perkins. Read more.
U.S. employers added just 194,000 jobs in September, a second straight tepid gain and evidence that the pandemic has kept its grip on the economy, with many companies struggling to fill millions of open jobs. Read more.
Allocating those dollars, which the state received under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, was among the items on Gov. Greg Abbott’s special session agenda for the Legislature’s third overtime round of the year. Read more.
“This is the largest problem facing the state of Texas — the problem of making sure that our citizenry is educated to take advantage of the opportunities" generated by the economy in the future, said Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath, speaking Monday at a Texas Association of Business ... Read More