Category: News

23

Nov2016
State has experienced job growth in 18 of the past 19 months. Read More

23

Nov2016
Facing increasing criticism over its special education enrollment benchmark, the Texas Education Agency this week told schools that they must provide services to all eligible students with disabilities and that they will no longer be penalized for serving too many children. Read More

15

Nov2016
As part of Governor Greg Abbott’s Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative, the Texas Education Agency, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Texas Workforce Commission has issued a joint report offering recommendations on how to better prepare the Texas workforce to compete in the 21st century economy. Read More

12

Nov2016
$5 Million in grants to support transitioning military service members and their families. Read More

10

Nov2016

Time for Action

Even with tighter budgets, Texas cannot afford to take a short-term view of investments in the state’s future. Read More

10

Nov2016
The Texas economy stands to lose $8.5 billion and 185,000 jobs if anti-LGBT legislation passes in next year’s session, according to an analysis from the Texas Association of Business. Read More

10

Nov2016
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, underscoring the robustness of the labor market. Read More

03

Nov2016
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Texas Association of Business, USA Funds and College Measures today introduced LaunchMyCareerTX.org, a free, online tool that provides students information about the likely return on investment for Texas higher education institutions - and specific majors within these institutions - to help individuals make better-informed ... Read More

02

Nov2016
Fewer babies and toddlers born with disabilities are receiving critical services after the state slashed $18 million in funding for such programs since 2011, according to a new report by child advocacy group Texans Care for Children. Read More

02

Nov2016
Production at Texas factories rose for the third straight month in October, but the growth rate wasn’t as strong as the previous month, according to a report issued Monday by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Read More

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