Category: News

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Feb2021
The National Apprenticeship Act of 2021 will provide an influx of funding to modernize apprenticeship and create opportunities for millions of Americans. Read more.

09

Feb2021
Collaborative effort connects key workforce stakeholders to identify leading workforce strategies. Read more.

03

Feb2021
Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Aaron Demerson to the Texas Workforce Commission for a term set to expire February 1, 2027. Read more.

03

Feb2021
The Texas Opportunity Coalition includes chambers of commerce, other economic development groups and institutions of higher learning. Read more.

29

Jan2021
The Relaunching America’s Workforce Act authorizes funding to provide essential career services and help workers attain additional skills and credentials as the economy emerges from its deepest decline since the Great Depression. Read more.

28

Jan2021
The bipartisan National Apprenticeship Act of 2021 (H.R. 447) would amend the existing national apprenticeship program to include both pre-apprenticeships and youth apprenticeships, while also defining guidelines for registered apprenticeship programs. Read more.

28

Jan2021
To combat food insecurity during the pandemic, the new president is increasing assistance for families receiving help to make up for free and reduced-cost school lunches. He also wants to increase food stamp benefits. Read more.

23

Jan2021
Texas Adds 67,600 Private Sector Positions Over the Month. Read more.

20

Jan2021
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) authorized an additional $81.5 million in federal CARES Act funding to extend the 25 percent enhanced reimbursement rate for child care providers in Texas through July 2021. Read more.

16

Jan2021
A school finance bill in 2019 boosted funding for districts, but the pandemic has since added layers of financial uncertainty. Read more.

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