Category: News

14

May2019
TWC Commissioner Representing the Public Robert D. Thomas announced his resignation from the Texas Workforce Commission. Read More.

10

May2019
In an amendment offered by Labor-HHS-Education subcommittee Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro, funding for the Perkins Basic State Grant program was given an additional $10 million, on top of the $37.4 million increase that passed the subcommittee last week. Read More.

08

May2019
The Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced the availability of $29 million in grant funding for their Education and Workforce Program (EWP), which includes the Professional Development for Agricultural Literacy and Agricultural Workforce Training Grants. Read More.

04

May2019
A bipartisan bill called the Gateway to Careers Act would make grant funding available to institutions that are working in partnership with industry stakeholders and community-based organizations to better serve students who need a little extra help to complete their education. Read More.

04

May2019
The order is wide-ranging, but includes several workforce-related components. Read More.

04

May2019
Lawmakers moved to apply the state's sales tax to goods sold by remote vendors who don't have physical operations in Texas. Read More.

02

May2019
The health of our Texas economy depends on the strength of our education system. Business leaders rely on an efficient and effective college and career pipeline that can generate a qualified and prepared workforce, and that begins with high-quality early childhood education. Read more.

01

May2019
The bill reportedly proposes an additional $37.4 million in FY 2020 for the Perkins Basic State Grant program, which would be approximately a 3% increase over FY 2019 enacted levels, potentially bringing the total appropriation level for the Perkins Basic State Grant program to around $1.3 billion. ... Read More

23

Apr2019

Tech Jobs

To support growth in technology industries, Texas must first do the things that support growth in any industry, such as maintaining a good business climate and providing excellent public education and infrastructure. Read more.

20

Apr2019
Unemployment rate unchanged at 3.8 percent. Read more.

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